Edward J. Greene, 1935-2017

Ed Greene, who mixed some of the most highly regarded music, variety and award shows in the history of television, as well as earned a well-deserved reputation of being the go-to guy for drama series like ER, Fail Safe and The West Wing died peacefully in Los Angeles on August 9, with his family by his side. He was 82 years old.

His live productions included decades of The Kennedy Center Honors, The Grammy Awards, The Tony Awards, The Academy Awards and The SAG Awards. He also mixed the Live from Lincoln Center specials, Carnegie Hall, Live at 100, numerous Macys Thanksgiving Day Parades, Tournament of Roses Parade, The AFI Life Achievement Awards, The 52nd Presidential Inaugural Gala, The 1996 Summer Olympics, The 2002 Winter Olympics Opening and Closing Ceremonies and years of American Idol.

Greene garnered 22 Emmy wins, his most recent in 2015, and an astonishing 61 Emmy nominations, ranking him third for most nominations and second for most wins by an individual.

He is  survived by his wife of 30 years, Lynne Cruise, and his children, Grant, Sam, Lynda and Larry in Los Angeles, and his brother David in Toronto.

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