Phil Ramone, music producer to Streisand and Dylan, dies at 72

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(LOS ANGELES TIMES) — Phil Ramone, the veteran record producer whose work with A-list artists including Barbra Streisand, Bob Dylan and Paul Simon made him one of the most respected figures in the music industry, died Saturday at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Billboard reported. He was 72.

Ramone was hospitalized last month following an aortic aneurysm.

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Phil Ramone (via CBS)

Phil Ramone is dead at 72. (CBS)

Born in South Africa, Ramone studied classical violin at New York’s Juilliard School before moving behind the board. His extensive credits include Dylan’s “Blood on the Tracks,” Billy Joel’s “52nd Street” and Paul Simon’s “Still Crazy After All These Years,” for which he shared the Grammy Award for album of the year. Throughout his career Ramone won 14 Grammys.

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