Technical Grammy Award

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Technical Grammy Award
Awarded for contributions of outstanding technical significance to the recording field
Country United States
Presented by National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
First awarded 1994
Official website http://www.grammy.org/recording-academy/producers-and-engineers/awards

The Technical Grammy Award is a Grammy Special Merit Award presented to individuals and/or companies who have made contributions of outstanding technical significance to the recording field. The award was first presented in 1994 to Dr. Thomas G. Stockham Jr. Others who have received this award include Ray Dolby, Rupert Neve, Les Paul, Phil Ramone, Dr. Robert Moog, Geoff Emerick, Tom Dowd, Leo Fender and Thomas Alva Edison. Companies honored include Sony/Philips, Digidesign, Apple Computer, Shure Incorporated and JBL Professional.[1]

At the 2012 Grammys the category's individual honoree was Roger Nichols; the company award went to Celemony.[2]

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