“Two psalms in particular contained in the collection of Psalms of the “sons of Korah,” the professional class of temple singers; Psalms 88 and 89 bear ascriptions to Ethan and Heman respectively.  In this case, both of these figures bear the title “Ezrahite.”  According to William Albright, this term designates an “aborigine” or a “member of a pre-Israelite family” (Albright, 1942, 127, 210).  The reason why these two men must have been contemporaries of Solomon rather than predecessors is because Psalm 89, attributed to Heman, is a royal psalm mentioning David and the Davidic royal line explicitly. ”

Charles River Editors, King Solomon and Temple of Solomon: The History of the Jewish King and His Temple
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