SAD NEWS | Israeli Composer & Conductor Noam Sheriff Has Died - Aged 83 [RIP]

Renowned Israeli composer and conductor Noam Sheriff has passed away - aged 83

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Renowned Israeli composer and conductor Noam Sheriff has passed away - aged 83.

Throughout his 6 decade international career, Maestro Sheriff served as Artistic Director of the Kibbutz Chamber Orchestra, Israel Chamber Orchestra, Israel Symphony Orchestra Rishon LeZion and the Israel Chamber Orchestra - and held Professorships on faculty at Tel-Aviv University's Samuel Rubin Academy of Music, the Hebrew University, the Cologne Musikhochschule and the Salzburg Mozarteum.

He was awarded the Israel Association of Composers 'Acum Prize' in 1991 - and the 'Emet Prize for Music' and 'Israel Prize' in 2003 and 2011 for his life's work.

Our condolences are with his family, friends, colleagues and students.