Awards & Winners

Diedre Murray

Date of Birth 28-November-1951
Place of Birth Brooklyn
(United States of America, New York City, New York, New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division)
Nationality United States of America
Profession Composer, Musician
Diedre Murray is an American cellist and composer specializing in jazz, improvised music, opera, and contemporary classical music. She is also active as a producer, and curator. She lives in Queens, New York. As a performer she has worked with the Henry Threadgill Sextett, Leroy Jenkins, Julius Hemphill, James Brown, Muhal Richard Abrams, Archie Shepp, Fred Hopkins, Jason Kao Hwang, and Marvin "Hannibal" Peterson, in addition to leading a number of her own ensembles.

Awards by Diedre Murray

Check all the awards nominated and won by Diedre Murray.


Obie Award for Music
Honored for : Eli's Comin'
(Vocal and Instrumental Arrangement)


Obie Award for Design
Honored for : Running Man

Nominations 1999 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Pulitzer Prize for Drama Running Man