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Fifa Riccobono To Receive Ted Albert Award

by Paul Cashmere on March 12, 2015

in News,Noise Pro

Fifa Riccobono has been named as the 2015 recipient of Australia’s most prestigious industry honour, the Ted Albert Award.

The Ted Albert Award is given at the annual APRA Awards for outstanding service to Australian music.

Fifa was the first female CEO in the Australian music industry as head of Albert Music where she championed the career of AC/DC, The Angels, Rose Tattoo and John Paul Young.

Fifa Riccobono has been a director on the boards of APRA, AMCOS and AMPAL as well as director for music charity Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy.

“I am honoured to be the recipient of the Ted Albert Award. I worked with Ted for 20 years and admired him greatly for his sense of fairness and his absolute passion for Australian music. He gave me my start in the industry and encouraged me through every aspect of my career. After his passing I was asked back to Alberts and honoured to be able to continue my dream career with the company for a further 20+ years,” Fifa said in a statement.

The previous recipients of the award are:

1991 Allan Hely
1992 John Sturman
1993 Peter Sculthorpe
1994 Ian Meldrum
1995 Harry Vanda and George Young
1996 Ron Tudor
1997 No awards
1998 Michael Gudinski
1999 Slim Dusty
2000 Triple J
2001 Charles Fischer
2002 Barry Chapman
2003 Angus Young, Malcolm Young and Bon Scott
2004 Don Burrows
2005 Michael Chugg
2006 Bill Armstrong
2007 Michael McMartin
2008 Roger Davies
2009 Denis Handlin
2010 Jimmy Little
2011 Paul Kelly
2012 Mary Lopez
2013 The Seekers
2014 Lindy Morrison

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