Greene, Herbert Wilber was born on May 20, 1851 in Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Myron E. and Amanda H. Greene.
Education high school, Holyoke. Studied New York, London, Paris.
Founder and director Metropolitan College of Music, 1886. Director Brookfield Summer School of Singing, since 1900. Also president Associate School of Music, New New York Associate editor Godey’s Magazine.
Associate editor Etude, Philadelphia, since 1895, Boston Musician, since 1907. Also of Musical Observer, New York City. Lecturer on musical history of America, New York Board Education, many years Composer and lecturer on musical and history subjects.
Author: The Singer’s Ladder. The Standard Graded Course of Singing, 4 vols. Home: Brookfield Center, Conn.