Rupert Neve

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Rupert Neve
Born31 July 1926
Newton Abbot, England
Died12 February 2021(2021-02-12) (aged 94)
Wimberley, Texas, United States
OccupationEntrepreneur; audio engineer
Known forDesigning recording and audio mixing equipment
AwardsGrammy Award for Lifetime Achievement (1997)

Rupert Neve (31 July 1926 – 12 February 2021) was a British electronics engineer and entrepreneur. He was known as a pioneering designer of professional audio recording equipment. He was born in Newton Abbot, England.[1] In 1997 he was the third person to receive a Technical Grammy Award.[2]

Neve was known for his work on microphone preamplifiers, equalizers, compressors and early large format mixing consoles.

Neve died on 12 February 2021 in Wimberley, Texas from pneumonia and heart failure.[3][4] He was aged 94.

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  1. "Mr. Rupert Neve Achieves a New Milestone". rupertneve.com. 15 August 2006. Archived from the original on 3 October 2013. Retrieved 9 May 2018.
  2. "Technical GRAMMY Award | Recording Academy". grammy.com. Retrieved 25 August 2018.
  3. "Rupert Neve, GRAMMY-Winning Audio Industry Icon, Dies at 94". Rupert Neve. 13 February 2021. Retrieved 13 February 2021.
  4. "Rupert Neve, GRAMMY-Winning Audio Industry Icon, Dies at 94". Rupert Neve. Retrieved 13 February 2021.

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