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Grammy Awards of 1965

The 7th Grammy Awards were held in 1965. They recognized accomplishments of musicians for the year 1964.

Award winners:

* 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 Louis Armstrong

* 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: Carmen
* 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 Group
o Stan Getz for Getz/Gilberto
* Best Instrumental Jazz Performance - Large Group or Soloist with Large Group
o Laurindo Almeida for Guitar From Ipanema
* Best Original Jazz Composition
o Lalo Schifrin (composer) for "The Cat"

Musical Show

* 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 Swingle Singers
* 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 & João Gilberto
* 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