Greg Ladanyi

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Greg Ladanyi
Born (1952-07-06)July 6, 1952
Elkhart, Indiana
Died September 29, 2009(2009-09-29) (aged 57)
Nicosia, Cyprus
Genres Rock music
Occupation(s) Record producer
Years active 1970–2009
Associated acts Jackson Browne, Warren Zevon, Don Henley

Greg Ladanyi (July 6, 1952 – September 29, 2009) was an American record producer and recording engineer of Hungarian descent, known for his work with many musicians, including Jackson Browne, Warren Zevon, Type O Negative, The Church, Caifanes, Anna Vissi, Toto, Fleetwood Mac, Hollywood Undead, Don Henley and Jeff Healey.[1]


Ladanyi co-produced the Behind the Mask album with Fleetwood Mac. He also co-produced, engineered and mixed Don Henley's first two solo albums I Can't Stand Still and Building the Perfect Beast. He won a Grammy Award in 1983 in the Best Engineered Recording - Non-Classical category for Toto IV by Toto.

Married in 1984 to Laura Grayson-Ladanyi. Collaborated & founders of "The Complex Studios" with George Massenburg, on Corinth Ave in WLA 1987 till 1991. Co-produced Fleetwood Mac Behind the Mask, Fleetwood Macs Greatist Hits (WB), Jeff Healey "See the Light" Arista, The Church "Under the Milky Way" with Waddy Wachtel Arista, various Japanese Artists. Clannad RCA/BMG, Cafaines (Jaguares) BMG MX, REO SpeedWagon Sony, Engenheiros do Hawaii BMG Brazil, Traveled and worked internationally throughout the world till 1998. Managed artists under the name of Ladanyi Entertainment

In 2007, he partnered with Starr Andreeff and Mike Renault to form Maple Jam Music Group. His most recent work involved producing Ligion's new album, External Affairs. He was also the main producer on Anna Vissi's album, Apagorevmeno, which was released on December 9, 2008 in Greece and Cyprus.

Ladanyi is mentioned in the lyrics for the song "Cocaine" on Jackson Browne's 1977 album Running on Empty.

Ladanyi died on September 29, 2009 after falling 13 feet just 15 minutes before Vissi's performance at Nicosia's GSP Stadium, suffering a fractured skull.[2]

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  1. ^ Doc Rock. "The Dead Rock Stars Club 2009 July to December". Retrieved 2014-05-24. 
  2. ^ John D. Luerssen, Grammy-Winning producer Greg Ladanyi dies at 57 America Online. Retrieved on September 30, 2009.

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