In Memory of Sheldon Cohen, 1933-2018
Sheldon Cohen, a convert to Catholicism, is a musician, conductor, arranger, and producer. A Brooklyn native who served for many years as the Assistant Musical Director of The Tonight Show
with Johnny Carson, he has appeared as the conductor for church, charity, and popular concerts throughout southern California. He now lectures on music and continues to produce his unique brand of devotional albums, such as the best-selling CDs Music to Heal the Body and Soul
and The Rosary, including the Mysteries of Light
. In 1992 he formed the eighty-voice New Horizon Singers and appeared in many venues in the Los Angeles area. He is also the founder of The Pacific Pops Orchestra, a group of professional musicians who, in addition to concerts, are involved in many of Shelly’s recording projects.