Allen Stuart Rosenberg

Fort Pierce – Dr. Allen Stuart Rosenberg was born in October 1936 in Brooklyn, New York, to Abraham Leon Rosenberg and Lois Euphemia Tooker Rosenberg. He is survived by his wife Ursula Rosenberg; his brother Dr. Alburt Rosenberg and his wife, Dr. Greta Tyson; two sons, 3 stepchildren, grandchildren and family in the United States and Germany.

Allen was predeceased by his brother Arthur Richard Rosenberg.

Allen attended Choate; Yale University; Juilliard School of Music; BS in Musicology at Columbia U.; MS in Music Education at U. of Western Connecticut; PHD in Music Theory and Composition at Miami and Hamilton University.

Serving in the United States Air Force, he was an Instructor, Navigator and Electronic Warfare officer (B-47’s and B-52’s).

In his 60 year of musical career, he played in many churches as organist, choirmaster, and director in the US and famous churches in Europe, f.e. St. Maximillian, Duesseldorf (17 years as summer organist) and St. Stephan’s Cathedral in Passau, Germany (biggest church organ in the world).

Allen was a gifted composer and wrote many pieces of church music; including a Requiem and organ compositions.

Gifted with children, Dr. Rosenberg taught elementary, middle, high school and college levels, including Valhalla High School, New York and many other Schools and Collages in Florida.

Allen was the Founder, Artistic Director, conductor and Composer of the St. Lucie Chorale, a community organization dedicated to performing classical music.

2005 was the World Premiere of his composition “The Waldron Requiem” at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Fort Pierce. Apart from other venues it was performed at St. Mary’s, Stuart; St. Christopher, Hobe Sound; Maltz Jupiter Theater and in Ratingen next to Duesseldorf, Germany. Ratingen was one of the International Art Exchange Programs which Dr. Rosenberg loved. The St. Lucie Chorale traveled from the Treasure Coast and sang in the Royal Albert Hall in London, England.

Allen was a member of the American Guild of Organist and the Yale Club. Composing, playing organ concerts at every opportunity, was his life; but first he was a Church organist until illness with Parkinson’s prevented his continuing.

Dr. Rosenberg died on February 26, 2021. At a future time, Dr. Rosenberg’s final resting place will be at Arlington National Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in Allen’s name to the Fort Pierce Jazz and Blues Society for scholarships, PO Box 1086, Fort Pierce, FL 34954.