Grammy Awards of 1965
The 7th Grammy Awards were held in 1965. They recognized accomplishments of musicians
for the year 1964.
* Record of the Year
o Astrud Gilberto & Stan Getz for "The Girl From Ipanema"
* Album of the Year
o João Gilberto & Stan Getz for Getz/Gilberto
* Song of the Year
o Jerry Herman (songwriter) for "Hello, Dolly!" performed by
* Best New Artist
o The Beatles
* Best Recording for Children
o Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke, Glynis Johns, David Tomlinson & Ed
Wynn for Mary Poppins
* Best Performance - Orchestra
o Erich Leinsdorf (conductor) & the Boston Symphony Orchestra for
Mahler: Symphony No. 5/Berg: Wozzeck Excerpts
* Best Vocal Soloist Performance (with or without orchestra)
o Fritz Reiner (conductor), Leontyne Price & the Chicago Symphony
Orchestra for Berlioz: Nuits d'Ete (Song Cycle)/Falla: El Amor Brujo
* Best Opera Recording
o Herbert von Karajan (conductor) Franco Corelli, Mirella Freni, Robert
Merrill, Leontyne Price & the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra for Bizet:
* Best Choral Performance (other than opera)
o Robert Shaw (choir director) & the Robert Shaw Chorale for Britten:
A Ceremony of Carols
* Best Performance - Instrumental Soloist or Soloists (with orchestra)
o Eugene Ormandy (conductor), Isaac Stern & the Philadelphia Orchestra
for Prokofiev: Violin Concerto No. 1 in D
* Best Performance - Instrumental Soloist or Soloists (without orchestra)
o Vladimir Horowitz for Vladimir Horowitz Plays Beethoven, Debussy, Chopin
* Best Chamber Music Performance - Vocal
o Noah Greenberg (conductor) & the New York Pro Musica for It Was
a Lover and His Lass
* Best Chamber Music Performance - Instrumental
o Jascha Heifetz, Jacob Lateiner & Gregor Piatigorsky for Beethoven:
Trio No. 1 in E Flat, Op.1 #1
* Best Composition by a Contemporary Composer
o Samuel Barber for Concerto performed by John Browning
* Best Classical Album
o Leonard Bernstein (conductor) & the New York Philharmonic for Bernstein:
Symphony No. 3 "Kaddish"
* Most Promising New Classical Recording Artist
o Marilyn Horne
* Best Comedy Performance
o Bill Cosby for I Started Out as a Child
Composing and arranging
* Best Instrumental Composition (other than jazz)
o Henry Mancini (composer) for "The Pink Panther Theme"
* Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Show
o Richard M. Sherman & Robert B. Sherman (composers) for Mary Poppins
performed by Julie Andrews, Dick Van Dyke & various artists
* Best Instrumental Arrangement
o Henry Mancini (arranger) for "The Pink Panther Theme"
* Best Accompaniment Arrangement for Vocalist(s) or Instrumentalist(s)
o Peter Matz (arranger) for "People" performed by Barbra Streisand
* Best Country & Western Vocal Performance - Female
o Dottie West for "Here Comes My Baby"
* Best Country & Western Vocal Performance - Male
o Roger Miller for "Dang Me"
* Best Country & Western Single
o Roger Miller for "Dang Me"
* Best Country & Western Song
o Roger Miller (songwriter) for "Dang Me"
* Best Country & Western Album
o Roger Miller for Dang Me/Chug-A-Lug
* Grammy Award for Best New Country & Western Artist
o Roger Miller
* Best Folk Recording
o Gale Garnett for We'll Sing in the Sunshine
* Best Gospel or Other Religious Recording (Musical)
o Tennessee Ernie Ford for Great Gospel Songs
* Best Instrumental Jazz Performance - Small Group or Soloist with Small
o Stan Getz for Getz/Gilberto
* Best Instrumental Jazz Performance - Large Group or Soloist with Large
o Laurindo Almeida for Guitar From Ipanema
* Best Original Jazz Composition
o Lalo Schifrin (composer) for "The Cat"
* Best Score From an Original Cast Show Album
o Jule Styne & Robert Merrill (composers) & the original cast
(Barbra Streisand, Sydney Chaplin, Danny Meehan, Kay Medford, Jean Stapleton
& John Lankston) for Funny Girl
Packaging and Notes
* Best Album Cover - Classical
o Robert M. Jones (art director) & Jan Balet (graphic artist) for
Saint-Saens: Carnival of the Animals/Britten: Young Persons Guide to the
Orchestra conducted by Arthur Fiedler
* Best Album Cover - Other Than Classical
o Robert Cato (art director) & Don Bronstein (photographer) for People
performed by Barbra Streisand
* Best Album Notes
o Stanton Catlin (album notes writer) for Mexico (Legacy Collection) performed
by Carlos Chavez
* Best Vocal Performance, Female
o Barbra Streisand for "People"
* Best Vocal Performance, Male
o Louis Armstrong for "Hello, Dolly!"
* Best Performance by a Vocal Group
o The Beatles for A Hard Day's Night
* Best Performance by a Chorus
o Ward Swingle for The Swingle Singers Going Baroque performed by the
* Best Instrumental Performance
o Henry Mancini for "The Pink Panther Theme"
* Best Rock and Roll Recording
o Petula Clark for "Downtown"
Production and engineering
* Best Engineered Recording - Non-Classical
o Phil Ramone (engineer) for Getz/Gilberto performed by Stan Getz &
* Best Engineered Recording
o Douglas Larter (engineer), Carlo Maria Giulini (conductor) & the
Philharmonia Orchestra for Britten: Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra
* Best Engineered Recording - Special or Novel Effects
o Dave Hassinger (engineer) for The Chipmunks Sing the Beatles performed
by The Chipmunks
* Best Rhythm & Blues Recording
o Nancy Wilson for "How Glad I Am"
* Best Documentary, Spoken Word or Drama Recording (other than comedy)
o That Was The Week That Was for BBC Tribute to John F. Kennedy performed
by the That Was the Week That Was cast