Outstanding Contribution 2023

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Outstanding Contribution

Outstanding Contribution What Hi-Fi? Awards 2023

John Dawson

John Dawson co-founded Arcam (Amplification & Recording Cambridge) in 1976 and amazingly he remains hard at work at the British brand after 47 years

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