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RIP Glenn Croft

Discussion in 'audio' started by lilolee, Nov 5, 2022.

  1. MikeMA

    MikeMA pfm Member

    Very sad news.
     
  2. Radlett Audio

    Radlett Audio Trade: Radlett Audio

    Glenn was a lovely man who cared for customers as would a friend. He was a good friend to me for over 40 years and I miss him already.

    Make I make a plea not to try and contact his business in any way as his family and friends are having a hard time dealing with his loss and trying to sort out business matters. It's hell for them just now.
     
    Alvarado, Tomsk, G T Audio and 5 others like this.
  3. TonyScarlett

    TonyScarlett pfm Member

    Sad news, Croft amps have been on my bucket list for a while now. RIP
     
  4. linnfomaniac83

    linnfomaniac83 I bet you can’t wheelie a unicycle!

    I did think this, his business was/is still very active. I don’t know the circumstances but I’m assuming this was pretty sudden. Very, very sad news.
     
  5. Chops54

    Chops54 pfm Member

    I once had a short conversation with Glenn regarding my preamp. I complained about the overly high gain of the preamp. It was ok when listening to records but blew the windows out when listening to cd. Glenn’s reply was that Croft didn’t do cd! I was a bit put out by his reply but to his credit he later showed me how to reduce the gain and I used it in my office system for quite some time. There have been a few times when I wished I’d never sold it on.

    RIP Glenn.
     
  6. Rockmeister

    Rockmeister pfm Member

    Upsetting news. RIP
     
  7. Bronzeage

    Bronzeage pfm Member

    RIP Glenn, so sad for his family, friends and the audio community.
     
  8. MEMF1980

    MEMF1980 pfm Member

    Truly sad news. A lovely chap who made wonderful stuff. Thanks
     
  9. Cato

    Cato pfm Member

    Very sad news, RIP Glenn
     
  10. ArtK

    ArtK Lovin’ life!

    Very sad. We exchanged emails…what a lovely man. RIP, Glenn. I will keep my Phono Integrated until I can pass it on to my music loving stepdaughter.
     
  11. calorgas

    calorgas Generic middle-aged man

    Awfully sad news. Great gear and such a helpful guy, including servicing & supporting any item he'd ever made, I believe.
     
  12. Rosewind

    Rosewind Lost in Translation

    RIP. My thoughts are with his family and close friends. He responded kindly to my emails about upgrading a Croft RIAA R. So sad.
     
  13. maccar

    maccar pfm Member

    Sad news, never heard a bad word about the man or his work, RIP
    Mac
     
    Chops54 likes this.
  14. Zombie

    Zombie pfm Member

    Very sad. I had a Super Micro at one time. Great pre made by an obviously great person. :(
     
  15. Jake888

    Jake888 New Member

    Glenn was such a nice guy! I was in touch with him only recently.... his amps are fantastic. RIP Glenn
     
  16. valvenut

    valvenut pfm Member

    I spoke with Glenn many times,I will miss his sense of humour .What a lovely guy.
    Absolutely feeling for his family.My heart goes out to them.I will miss him massively.
     
  17. Yivez

    Yivez Well-Known Member

    Had several Croft amps/pres I really enjoyed owning them and Glenn was pleasure to deal with. RIP Glenn
     
  18. heidcase music

    heidcase music pfm Member

    Sad Sad news .. thoughts and sympathy for Family and Friends
     
  19. Elephantears

    Elephantears Trunkated Aesthete

    Awful news. There could hardly be a bigger loss to British hi-fi. Glenn had great ideas and the courage of his convictions, and was a model of how to engage with customers.
     
    RogerJW, Rosewind, Mike1965 and 3 others like this.
  20. Nagraboy

    Nagraboy Ausculta fili

    Only just heard this sad news. What a terrible loss for his family, friends and of course hi-fi enthusiasts the world over - RIP.
     
    RogerJW likes this.

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