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Hebrew Poet Honored

May 5, 1972
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A statue in memory of Solomon Ibn Gabirol was unveiled in Malaga, his home town in southern Spain on the 950th anniversary of his birth. The statue was put up by the town council of Malaga. The ceremony was attended by several leaders of the Sephardim in various countries. Solomon Ibn Gabirol was one of the greatest Hebrew poets of the golden age of Hebrew letters in medieval Spain. He was also an important philosopher.

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