Larry Levine

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Larry Levine
Born (1928-05-08)May 8, 1928
New York City, New York
United States
Died May 8, 2008(2008-05-08) (aged 80)
Encino, California
United States
Occupations Recording engineer
Labels A&M Records
Associated acts
Website www.larrylevinerecordingengineer.com

Larry Levine (May 8, 1928 – May 8, 2008) was an American audio engineer, known for his cooperation with Phil Spector on the Wall of Sound recording technique.[1]

Biography[edit]

Levine received the 1966 Grammy Award for Best Engineered Recording - Non-Classical, for the recording of "A Taste of Honey" performed by Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass. The recording also won the Grammy Award for Record of the Year in 1966.

Among his other known recording engineering contributions is The Beach Boys' influential 1966 album Pet Sounds.

Levine died of emphysema in Encino, California at the age of 80.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Cromelin, Richard (13 May 2008). "Engineer for Phil Spector's 'Wall of Sound'". Los Angeles Times. 

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