Yossi Piamenta in 2009
|Birth name||Yoseph Piamenta|
|Born||29 November 1951|
|Died||23 August 2015 (aged 63)|
New York City, U.S.
|Genres||Blues rock, rock, psychedelic rock, hard rock, blues, Jewish music, nigunim|
|Occupations||Musician, guitarist, singer-songwriter, artist|
|Instruments||Vocals, Fender Stratocaster guitar|
|Associated acts||The Piamenta Band, Yosi Piamenta and the Heavenly Jams Band, Piamenta Brothers|
Yosi Piamenta (November 29, 1951 – August 23, 2015) was an Orthodox Jewish singer-songwriter and guitarist. He was known for introducing the electric guitar to Jewish music. Piamenta played rock and roll tunes with Biblical Hebrew lyrics.
References[change | change source]
- "Hasidic Musician Yosi Piamenta Dies at 64". Arutz Sheva. 24 August 2013. Retrieved 24 August 2015.
- "Famed Musician Yosi Piamenta Releases Song Yaancha as a Prayer for his Recovery". Yeshiva World News. Retrieved 14 November 2014.
- Ramirez, Chris. "Rocking All Night, in Hebrew". New York Times. Retrieved 14 November 2014.