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List of famous audio engineers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top audio engineers in the world? This includes the most prominent audio engineers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable audio engineers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic audio 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 audio engineers.

With people ranging from Dave Davies to Marco Minnemann, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites. Featuring sound engineers, recording engineers, and more, this list has it all. 

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

Tony Bongiovi is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Tony Bongiovi Tony Bongiovi is a record producer and recording engineer with expertise in Electrical & Acoustical Engineering. He helped to remodel an old building in Manhattan—once a power plant for ...more

Harris Jayaraj is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Harris Jayaraj Harris Jayaraj is an Indian film composer from Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He has written scores and soundtracks for Tamil, Telugu and Hindi films.

Todd Rundgren is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Todd Rundgren 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 ...more

Dave Davies is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Dave Davies David Russell Gordon "Dave" Davies is an English musician, a multi-instrumentalist best known for his role as lead guitarist and vocalist for the English rock band the Kinks, which ...more

Paul Boutin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Paul Boutin

Bob Jones is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Bob Jones Bob Jones was a British sound engineer. He was nominated for an Academy Award in the category Best Sound for the film Mary, Queen of Scots. He worked on over 100 films between 1952 and 1985.

Nat Boxer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Nat Boxer Nat Boxer was an American sound engineer. He won an Academy Award for Best Sound for the film Apocalypse Now.

Paul Brincat is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Paul Brincat Paul Brincat is a film sound recordist.

Russell Williams is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Russell Williams Russell Williams is an American sound engineer. He has won two Academy Awards for Best Sound. He has worked on over 50 films since 1976. He is a full-time professor and Distinguished Artist in ...more

Khari Cain is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Khari Cain Khari Cain, better known by his stage name Needlz, is an American record producer.

Martin Feveyear is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Martin Feveyear Martin Feveyear is a British record producer and audio engineer based in Seattle, Washington. Beginning as a singer-songwriter and musician, Feveyear soon began recording work for artists in ...more

Dale Crover is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Dale Crover Dale Crover is an American rock musician. Crover is best known as the drummer for Melvins. He's also been the drummer for Men of Porn, Shrinebuilder, and for a brief time, Nirvana. He is also ...more

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Jon Hiseman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Jon Hiseman Jon Hiseman is an English drummer, recording engineer, record producer and music publisher.

Jacknife Lee is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Jacknife Lee Garret "Jacknife" Lee is an Irish music producer and mixer. He has worked with a variety of artists, including The Cars, U2, R.E.M., Robbie Williams, Snow Patrol, Bloc Party, AFI, The ...more

Bill Stevenson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Bill Stevenson John William "Bill" Stevenson is an American musician and record producer. He is the drummer, main songwriter, and the only constant for the California punk rock group Descendents ...more

Prince Charles is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Prince Charles Born Charles Alexander on April 2, 1958, in Boston, Massachusetts, Prince Charles Alexander is a Grammy Award–winning American producer, audio engineer, recording artist and educator. ...more

Gordon K. McCallum is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Gordon K. McCallum Gordon K. McCallum is a sound mixer and recordist.

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Dan Pinto is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Dan Pinto Dan Pinto is a BMI composer/keyboardist/drummer-percussionist who writes and performs music in the styles of Jazz-Fusion and orchestral Film score and Soundtrack. Beginning in 1991, his original ...more

Marco Minnemann is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Marco Minnemann Marco Minnemann is a German drummer, composer and multi-instrumentalist. He lives in San Diego, California. Marco Minnemann has published a number of solo CDs. On most of them he performs all ...more

Carlos Álvarez is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Carlos Álvarez Carlos Alvarez is an audio engineer/mixer.

Robert Knudson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Robert Knudson Robert Knudson (September 29, 1925 – January 21, 2006) was an American sound engineer. He won three Academy Awards for Best Sound and was nominated for seven more in the same category. He worked ...more

Mark Ulano is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Mark Ulano Mark Ulano is a production sound mixer.

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Darryl Neudorf is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Darryl Neudorf Darryl Neudorf is a Canadian musician, record producer and audio engineer. He was the drummer for 54-40 from 1982–1986. He is best known during this time for co-writing the hit song "I Go ...more

Fernando Cámara is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Fernando Cámara Fernando Cámara is a film producer.

Victor Axelrod is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Victor Axelrod Victor Axelrod is a musician.

Keith Wester is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Keith Wester Keith Wester is a film sound crew.

Charles Grenzbach is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Charles Grenzbach Charles Grenzbach was an American sound engineer. He won an Academy Award for Best Sound and was nominated for two more in the same category. He worked on over 130 films between 1956 and 1989.

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Simon Kaye is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Simon Kaye Simon Kaye is a British sound engineer. He won two Academy Awards for Best Sound and has been nominated for another two in the same category. He has worked on over 70 films since 1959.

Chris Newman is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Chris Newman Chris Newman is a sound mixer and director. His film credits include The Godfather, Amadeus, The Exorcist, The Silence of the Lambs, and The English Patient. He has won three Academy Awards for ...more

Gary Rizzo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Gary Rizzo Gary Rizzo is an American re-recording mixer. He studied audio engineering at Full Sail University and works at Lucasfilm's Skywalker Sound. He has won an Academy Award for Best Sound and has ...more

David M. Ronne is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
David M. Ronne David M. Ronne was an American sound engineer. He was nominated for three Academy Awards in the category Best Sound. He worked on more than 120 films between 1966 and 2007.

Jim Scott is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Jim Scott Jim Scott is an American guitarist, singer-songwriter and composer in the genres of jazz, classical and folk music.

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Chris Moore is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Chris Moore Chris Moore is a record producer, mixer, and recording engineer currently based in New York, NY. He has produced, recorded and mixed albums by Midnight Juggernauts, TV On The Radio, Scarlett ...more

Steve Arrington is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Steve Arrington Steve Arrington, is an American singer, songwriter, drummer, record producer, engineer and minister, who grew up in Dayton, Ohio.

Bill Rowe is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Bill Rowe Bill Rowe was an English sound engineer. He won a BAFTA Award for Best Sound in 1985 for The Killing Fields and an Academy Award for Best Sound for The Last Emperor in 1988. He worked on over ...more

Mel Metcalfe is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Mel Metcalfe Mel Metcalfe is an American sound engineer. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards in the category Best Sound.

David Lee is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
David Lee David Lee was an American sound engineer. He won an Academy Award for Best Sound for the film Chicago. He worked on over 60 films between 1973 and 2008.

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Terry Porter is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Terry Porter Terry Porter is a sound re-recording mixer.

Robin O'Donoghue is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Robin O'Donoghue Robin O'Donoghue is a Sound Re-Recording Mixer

Richard Portman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Richard Portman Richard Portman is an American sound engineer. He won an Academy Award for Best Sound and has been nominated for ten more in the same category. He has worked on over 160 films between 1963 and

Greg Orloff is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Greg Orloff Greg Orloff is an American sound engineer. He has won an Academy Award for Best Sound and has been nominated for another three in the same category. He has worked on over 190 films since 1982.

John Pritchett is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
John Pritchett John Pritchett is an American sound engineer. He has been nominated for two Academy Awards in the category Best Sound. He has worked on over 90 films since 1981.

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Nelson Stoll is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Nelson Stoll Nelson Stoll is a sound mixer.

Michael Hedges is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Michael Hedges Michael Hedges appeared in the 2010 documentary film The Making of King Kong 360 3D.

John R Carter is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
John R Carter John Carter was an American sound engineer. He won an Academy Award for Best Sound for the film Jaws. He worked on over 110 films between 1944 and 1980.

Art Rochester is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Art Rochester Art Rochester is a film production sound mixer.

Danny Michael is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Danny Michael Danny Michael is a sound mixer.

Tom Myers is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Tom Myers Tom Myers is an American sound engineer. He has been nominated for three Academy Awards; one for Best Sound and two for Best Sound Editing. He has worked on more than 100 films since 1990.

Ray West is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Ray West Ray West is an American sound engineer. He won an Academy Award for Best Sound for the film Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. He worked on over 60 films between 1977 and 1993.

Larry Jost is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Larry Jost Larry Jost was an American sound engineer. He was nominated for three Academy Awards in the category Best Sound. He worked on over 45 films between 1961 and 1984.