John P. Livadary
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John P. Livadary
John P. Livadary
Born(1896-05-20)May 20, 1896
DiedApril 7, 1987(1987-04-07) (aged 90)
Newport Beach, California, United States
OccupationSound engineer
Years active1929-1960

John Paul Livadary (born 20 May 1896, Istanbul, Turkey, died 7 April 1987, Newport Beach, California, USA ) was a sound designer.

He started work in 1928 at Columbia Pictures and won the Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing three times and was nominated another 14 times, in a career that spanned 30 years. The first Oscar was for One Night of Love (1934),[1] the second for The Jolson Story (1946)[2] and the third for From Here to Eternity (1953).[3][4] He also won the Academy Award for Technical Achievement three times (shared twice) and the Academy Scientific and Technical Award once (shared).

Partial filmography


  1. ^ "The 7th Academy Awards (1935) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved .
  2. ^ "The 19th Academy Awards (1947) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved .
  3. ^ "The 26th Academy Awards (1954) Nominees and Winners". Retrieved .
  4. ^ Selise Eiseman (March-April 2006). "Pushing the Envelope..." Editors Guild Magazine. 27 (2). Archived from the original on 2016-01-29. Retrieved .

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