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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 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 (born 8 January 1975) is an Indian film composer from Chennai , Tamil Nadu. He composes soundtracks predominantly for Tamil films, while also having composed for a few films in ...more
Todd Rundgren is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Todd Harry Rundgren (born June 22, 1948) is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer, songwriter, and record producer who has performed a diverse range of styles as a solo artist and as a ...more

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Dave Davies is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
David Russell Gordon Davies (born 3 February 1947) is an English singer, songwriter and guitarist. He is the lead guitarist, backing (and occasional lead) singer for the English rock band The ...more

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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 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 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 is a film sound recordist.
Russell Williams is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
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, 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 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
Jon Hiseman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Philip John "Jon" Hiseman (21 June 1944 – 12 June 2018) was 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
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
John William Stevenson (born September 10, 1963) is an American musician and record producer. He is the drummer, main songwriter, and the only constant for the California punk rock group ...more
Prince Charles is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
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 is a sound mixer and recordist.
Dan Pinto is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Dan Pinto (born December 8, 1960) is a BMI composer/keyboardist/drummer-percussionist who writes and performs music in the styles of jazz-fusion and orchestral film score and soundtrack. ...more

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Marco Minnemann is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Marco Minnemann (born 24 December 1970) 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 ...more

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Carlos Álvarez is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Carlos Álvarez (born 1966 in Málaga) is a Spanish baritone who has had a major international opera career since the early 1990s. His recording of the title role in Isaac ...more
Robert Knudson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
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 is a production sound mixer.
Darryl Neudorf is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
Fernando Cámara ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Audio Engineers
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.