Fact | Ray Kurzweil to receive Technical Grammy Award

February 6, 2015

Fact — February 6, 2015

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Ray Kurzweil will receive the 2015 Technical Grammy Award for his lifetime of work in the field of music technology. The Technical Grammy Award is presented each year to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution of technical significance to the field of music recording.

Kurzweil is perhaps best known in the music world for Kurzweil Music Systems, the company he founded in 1982.

KMS introduced the Kurzweil K250 in 1984, the first computer based instrument that could realistically recreate sounds of a grand piano. [...]