Awards & Winners

Noah Greenberg

Date of Birth 1919
Place of Birth The Bronx
(United States of America, New York City, New York)
Profession Conductor
Noah Greenberg was an American choral conductor. In 1937, aged 18, Greenberg joined the Socialist Workers Party of Max Schachtman, and worked as a lathe operator and party activist. He lost work-related draft deferment in 1944 and joined the U.S. Merchant Marine till 1949. By this time he had lost interest in formal politics. Greenberg, although self-taught, had been conducting amateur choruses such as that of the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union, and by 1950 was known as a choral conductor. Greenberg founded New York Pro Musica in 1952, signing with Esoteric Records of Greenwich Village, and recorded the first of 28 LP albums over the next 14 years. W. H. Auden wrote of him, in regards to his having successfully revived interest in medieval, renaissance and baroque music, "To devote one’s musical career, as Noah Greenberg did, to works outside repertory, calls for faith and courage of the highest order." He died at University Hospital, Manhattan, after an apparent heart attack, on January 8, 1966.

Awards by Noah Greenberg

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Grammy Hall of Fame Award
Honored for : Play of Daniel


Grammy Award for Best Chamber Music Performance
Honored for : It Was a Lover and His Lass