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Phil Ramone

1934 - 2013

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Philip Rabinowitz (January 5, 1934 – March 30, 2013), better known as Philip Ramone, was a South African-born American recording engineer, record producer, violinist and composer, who in 1958 co-founded A & R Recording, Inc., a recording studio with business partner Jack Arnold at 112 West 48th Street, New York, upstairs from the famous musicians' watering hole, Jim & Andy's, and several doors east of Manny's Music. The success of the original A & R Recording allowed it to expand into several studios and a record production company. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Phil Ramone has received more than 694,653 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Phil Ramone is the 321st most popular inventor (down from 294th in 2019), the 103rd most popular biography from South Africa (down from 88th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular South African Inventor.

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Among inventors, Phil Ramone ranks 321 out of 354Before him are Victor Hasselblad, Harry Brearley, Albrecht Berblinger, Kirkpatrick Macmillan, Henry Shrapnel, and Georges Beuchat. After him are Marion Donovan, Norman Joseph Woodland, Roland Moreno, Per Georg Scheutz, Barnes Wallis, and Margaret E. Knight.

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Among people born in 1934, Phil Ramone ranks 338Before him are Humberto Tozzi, Robin Milner, Shirley Horn, Barry Humphries, Ilaria Occhini, and Tom Krause. After him are Gotlib, Tonina Torrielli, Chuck McCann, Gulzar, Ole Madsen, and Gilbert Strang. Among people deceased in 2013, Phil Ramone ranks 310Before him are Hassan Habibi, Moses Blah, Ole Ernst, Steve Forrest, George Jones, and Tom Krause. After him are George Herbig, C. Gordon Fullerton, Imants Ziedonis, Giovanni Cheli, Medardo Joseph Mazombwe, and Jean Marcel Honoré.

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In South Africa

Among people born in South Africa, Phil Ramone ranks 103 out of 374Before him are John McDowell (1942), Goodwill Zwelithini (1948), Rudolph Lewis (1887), Louis Raymond (1895), Jim Fouché (1898), and Mark Shuttleworth (1973). After him are Bevil Rudd (1894), Hugh Masekela (1939), Pik Botha (1932), Devdas Gandhi (1900), John Kani (1943), and Denis Goldberg (1933).

Among INVENTORS In South Africa

Among inventors born in South Africa, Phil Ramone ranks 2Before him are Elon Musk (1971).