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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 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 Edison, and later a television studio—into the Power Station recording studio in 1977. Bongiovi was born in the borough of Raritan, New Jersey located in Central Jersey. He attended Bridgewater-Raritan High School West and is a licensed ham radio operator. He has produced records by Gloria Gaynor, Talking Heads, Aerosmith and Ramones, Chic and many more. Early in his career, as an engineer, he worked the console for a number of sessions with Jimi Hendrix, as well as some of Hendrix's posthumous releases under ...more

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

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Todd Rundgren is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
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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 artist and as a member of the band Utopia. He has also been prolific as a producer and engineer on the recorded work of other musicians. During the 1970s and 1980s, Rundgren engineered and/or produced many notable albums for other acts, including Straight Up by Badfinger, Stage Fright by the Band, We're an American Band by Grand Funk Railroad, Bat Out of Hell by Meat Loaf, New York Dolls by the New ...more

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Dave Davies is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
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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 also featured his brother Ray Davies. In 2003, Davies was ranked 91st in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time". ...more

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