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List of famous recording engineers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top recording engineers in the world? This includes the most prominent recording engineers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable recording engineers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic recording engineers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned recording engineers.

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From reputable, prominent, and well known recording engineers to the lesser known recording engineers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the recording engineer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous recording engineers ever?" and "What are the names of famous recording engineers?" then you're in the right place.

André Perry is a 1980 Juno Award nominated record producer. ...more

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Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Profession: Record producer, Recording Engineer, Musician, Drummer Composer

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Todd Harry Rundgren is an American multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and record producer. Hailed in the early stage of his career as a new pop star, supported by the certified gold solo double LP Something/Anything? in 1972, his career has produced a diverse range of recordings, both as a solo ...more

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Birthplace: Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, United States of America

Profession: Film Score Composer, Record producer, Songwriter, Recording Engineer Musician, + more

Credits: American Hustle, Dumb & Dumber, Almost Famous, Vanilla Sky

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Elliott Brown Bannister III is a contemporary Christian music producer and songwriter. Bannister released one album of his own, Talk to One Another, in 1981 on NewPax Records. It was reissued on the Reunion Records label five years later, featuring a newer recording of the album's final cut, "Create ...more

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Profession: Record producer, Songwriter, Recording Engineer

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John Whynot is nominated for Best Recording Engineer in the 2000 Juno Awards. ...more

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Birthplace: Calgary, Canada

Profession: Film Score Composer, Arranger, Record producer, Recording Engineer Musician, + more

Credits: Sleep Murder

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Jim Scott is an American guitarist, singer-songwriter and composer in the genres of jazz, classical and folk music. ...more

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Profession: Songwriter, Recording Engineer, Audio Engineer, Singer

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Gene Paul is a recording engineer. ...more

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Birthplace: Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States of America

Profession: Record producer, Recording Engineer, Musician, Mix engineer Mastering engineer

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John Harris is a music mixer. ...more

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Profession: Music Mixer

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Robert Jens "Bob" Rock, is a Canadian musician, sound engineer, and record producer best known for producing bands and artists such as Simple Plan, Aerosmith, The Cult, Bon Jovi, Mötley Crüe, 311, Metallica, Our Lady Peace, Bryan Adams, The Offspring, Michael Bublé, Black Veil Brides and Ron ...more

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Birthplace: Winnipeg, Canada

Profession: Sound Engineer, Record producer, Recording Engineer, Musician

Credits: A Year and a Half in the Life of Metallica, Classic Albums: Metallica – Metallica

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