[JN] Rupert Neve RIP

Thorsten Loesch thorsten.loesch at gmail.com
Tue Feb 16 07:04:16 CST 2021


Hi,

Let's not forget Rupert's work on high quality audio op-amp's, specifically
the TDA1034 later renamed NE5534. Yes, it is much maligned and justly so,
yet at the time when it came out it was revolutionary.

Thor

On Tue, 16 Feb 2021 at 21:02, Marc Wauters via Sound <sound at soundlist.org>
wrote:

> He had an appearance in the sound city documentary in which he said that
> the sound of his "Neve Consoles" was due to the transformers that he used.
>
> Marc
>
> On Mon, Feb 15, 2021 at 11:33 PM Alan Marcy via Sound <sound at soundlist.org>
> wrote:
>
>> RIP Rupert.
>>
>> Happiest Ears!
>>
>> Al Marcy
>>
>> Dallas
>>
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Feb 15, 2021 at 11:55 PM Ian McPhail via Sound <
>> sound at soundlist.org> wrote:
>>
>>> https://www.rupertneve.com/rupert-neve-obituary/
>>>
>>>
>>> < *Rupert Neve, GRAMMY-Winning Audio Industry Icon, Dies at 94*
>>>
>>> Wimberley, Texas, February 13, 2021 — Rupert Neve, an innovator and
>>> business owner whose analog audio equipment designs have become an
>>> essential component in music recording, live sound production and home
>>> hi-fi systems, died on February 12, 2021 in Wimberley, Texas, due to
>>> non-Covid pneumonia and heart failure. He was 94.
>>>
>>> Mr. Rupert Neve’s impact on the audio industry can hardly be overstated.
>>> It’s no exaggeration to say that millions of people worldwide listen to
>>> music every day that was produced using equipment incorporating Rupert’s
>>> designs somewhere in the process, from the vocal recording to the final
>>> mix, if not from beginning to end.
>>>
>>> His designs, ranging from large-format mixing consoles to compact 500
>>> series modules, are ubiquitous, and may be found anywhere from the largest
>>> production facilities to the most basic home studios. His audio hardware
>>> designs have also been reproduced as software plug-ins, making them
>>> available to anyone with access to a computer. >
>>> regards Ian
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