The Recording Academy, Latin Recording Academy, and GRAMMY Museum Statement Re: Jerry Perenchio

May 25, 2017 -- 9:24 am PDT
May 25, 2017

Jerry Perenchio was a pioneer in both the music and media businesses, and a cherished member of our GRAMMY® family. His commitment to the Recording Academy® and the Latin Recording Academy® was unmatched, and his philanthropic efforts underscored his passion for the arts as he played a key role in the establishment of the GRAMMY Museum®. He was a true visionary who helped promote diversity in the creative community. Today, we join the entertainment industry in celebrating and honoring the work of an icon. Jerry will be greatly missed.

 
Neil Portnow
President/CEO
The Recording Academy
 
Gabriel Abaroa
President/CEO
The Latin Recording Academ
 
Bob Santelli
Founding Executive Director
The GRAMMY Museum