Interview with Al Schmitt, April 12, 1999

Project: Chasing Sound Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

This is Schmidt Horning's second interview with Al Schmitt, a producer and audio engineer from Los Angeles, California. In this interview, they discuss what it was like for Schmitt when he first moved to California in the late 1950s, including his impressions of Los Angeles as a city, his impressions of the recording industry in the city, and his impressions of the various studios throughout the city. He talks briefly about several other topics as well; including labor unions, the Pope family in New York, and working with several different producers in Los Angeles.

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2016oh231_chase061

Interviewee Name

Al Schmitt

Interviewer Name

Susan Schmidt Horning

Interview Date

1999-04-12

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Schmitt, Al Interview by Susan Schmidt Horning. 12 Apr. 1999. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Schmitt, A. (1999, April 12). Interview by S. S. Horning. Chasing Sound Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Schmitt, Al, interview by Susan Schmidt Horning. April 12, 1999, Chasing Sound Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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