Audio Engineers

An audio engineer is involved in the use of any kind of equipment or machinery that is related to the field of recording music, synchronizing sound and creating different types of sound effects. On the whole an audio engineer is trained in the fields of reproduction and manipulation of sound technology. Audio engineers may work in the field of radio, television, film making or even in the field of gaming. It is very important for an audio engineer to continuously invent new techniques and technologies in the field of audio technology in order to keep up with the market demand and upcoming trends. A sound engineer needs to have a sense of creativity along with efficient knowledge of the technical aspects of sound technology, which includes speech and music technology. The different fields that come under the category of audio engineering include audio signal processing, architectural acoustics, musical acoustics, psychoacoustics, sound reinforcement systems and sound broadcasting. An audio engineer may also be referred to as a sound engineer and is involved the development of new technologies in the field of audio engineering. Here is a compilation of the famous audio engineers get to know more fascinating and intriguing about them with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

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 1 Steven Wilson

Steven Wilson
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Famous As: Engineer, Guitarist, Audio engineer, Singer, Songwriter, Record producer
Birthdate: November 3, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio

 2 Atticus Ross

Atticus Ross
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Famous As: Musician
Birthdate: January 16, 1968
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British

 3 Steve Albini

Steve Albini
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Famous As: Record producer, Singer, Engineer, Audio engineer, Singer-songwriter, Guitarist, Journalist, Music journalist
Birthdate: July 22, 1962
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 4 Owsley Stanley

Owsley Stanley
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Famous As: Chemist, Engineer, Audio engineer
Birthdate: January 19, 1935
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: March 12, 2011

 5 Bob Rock

Bob Rock
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Famous As: Bassist, Engineer, Audio engineer, Musician, Record producer, Composer
Birthdate: April 19, 1954
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: Canadian

 6 Stephanie Sheh

Stephanie Sheh
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Famous As: Voice actor, Actor, Screenwriter, Audio engineer, Television producer, Photographer, Singer
Birthdate: April 10, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 7 Scotty Moore

Scotty Moore
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Famous As: Guitarist, Audio engineer
Birthdate: December 27, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: June 28, 2016
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 8 Ben Burtt

Ben Burtt
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Famous As: Sound designer
Birthdate: July 12, 1948
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 9 Eugene Chaplin

Eugene Chaplin
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Famous As: Recording engineer
Birthdate: August 23, 1953
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Swiss

 10 Phil Ramone

Phil Ramone
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Famous As: Record producer, Audio engineer, Composer, Music executive, Violinist
Birthdate: January 5, 1934
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American, South African
Died: March 30, 2013
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 11 Roy Thomas Baker

Roy Thomas Baker
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Famous As: Record producer, Audio engineer, Songwriter
Birthdate: November 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: British

 12 Resul Pookutty

Resul Pookutty
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Famous As: Engineer, Audio engineer
Birthdate: May 30, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Indian

 13 Frederick McKinley Jones

Frederick McKinley Jones
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: May 17, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: February 21, 1961

 14 Martin Birch

Martin Birch
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Famous As: Sound Engineer
Birthdate: December 27, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British

 15 Eddie Kramer

Eddie Kramer
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Famous As: engineer, audio engineer, record producer, composer
Birthdate: April 19, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British

 16 Walter Murch

Walter Murch
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Famous As: Film editor, Sound design, Sound designer
Birthdate: July 12, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 17 Robin Guthrie

Robin Guthrie
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Famous As: Record producer, Composer, Audio engineer, Songwriter
Birthdate: January 4, 1962
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Scottish

 18 Rudy Van Gelder

Rudy Van Gelder
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Famous As: Recording engineer
Birthdate: November 2, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: August 25, 2016

 19 Terry Date

Terry Date
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Famous As: Record producer, Engineer, Audio engineer, Composer
Birthdate: January 31, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 20 Ray Dolby

Ray Dolby
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: January 18, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: September 12, 2013

 21 Arif Mardin

Arif Mardin
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Famous As: Music Producer
Birthdate: March 15, 1932
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Turkish, American
Died: June 25, 2006

 22 Sidney Harman

Sidney Harman
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: August 4, 1918
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: Canadian, American
Died: April 12, 2011

 23 Ken Nightingall

Ken Nightingall
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Famous As: Audio engineer
Birthdate: 1928 AD
Nationality: British
Died: May 19, 2020

 24 Bruce Fairbairn

Bruce Fairbairn
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Famous As: Musician, Engineer, Audio engineer, Trumpeter, Record producer, Composer
Birthdate: December 30, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: Canadian
Died: May 17, 1999

 25 Kristoffer Rygg

Kristoffer Rygg
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Famous As: Singer, Engineer, Composer, Audio engineer, Record producer
Birthdate: September 9, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: Norwegian

 26 Ken Scott

Ken Scott
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Famous As: Record producer, Audio engineer, Composer
Birthdate: April 20, 1947
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: British

 27 John Leckie

John Leckie
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Famous As: Engineer, Audio engineer, Record producer, Composer
Birthdate: October 23, 1949
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: British

 28 Andy Johns

Andy Johns
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Famous As: Engineer, Audio engineer, Record producer, Composer
Birthdate: January 1, 1950
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: British
Died: April 7, 2013

 29 David Rohl

David Rohl
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Famous As: Egyptologist, Archaeologist, Engineer, Historian, Audio engineer, Musician
Birthdate: September 12, 1950
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: British

 30 Keren Ann

Keren Ann
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Famous As: Singer-songwriter, Writer, Engineer, Singer, Audio engineer, Guitarist, Pianist, Record producer, Producer
Birthdate: March 10, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: French, Israeli

 31 Fritz Hilpert

Fritz Hilpert
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Famous As: Musician, Audio engineer, Record producer
Birthdate: May 31, 1956
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: German

 32 Yūko Miyamura

Yūko Miyamura
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Famous As: Actor, Engineer, Seiyū, Director of audiography, Audio engineer
Birthdate: December 4, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: Japanese

 33 Alan Blumlein

Alan Blumlein
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Famous As: Engineer, Audio engineer
Birthdate: June 29, 1903
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: British
Died: June 7, 1942

 34 Karlheinz Brandenburg

Karlheinz Brandenburg
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Famous As: Inventor, Engineer, Audio engineer, University teacher
Birthdate: June 20, 1954
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: German

 35 Charles Sumner Tainter

Charles Sumner Tainter
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: April 25, 1854
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: April 20, 1940

 36 Stefan Kudelski

Stefan Kudelski
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Famous As: Audio engineer
Birthdate: February 27, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: Polish
Died: January 26, 2013

 37 Rupert Neve

Rupert Neve
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Famous As: Engineer, Audio engineer
Birthdate: July 31, 1926
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: British

 38 Henning Schmitz

Henning Schmitz
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Famous As: Audio engineer
Birthdate: December 26, 1953
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: German

 39 Sara Landry

Sara Landry
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Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: American

 40 Valgeir Sigurðsson

Valgeir Sigurðsson
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Famous As: Record producer
Birthdate: 1971 AD
Nationality: Icelander
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