It is with great sadness that we have to announce the passing of Enzo Natali. Founder of Audio Natali in Italy in 1959, Enzo was one of the most important early exponents of high-end audio in Europe. He was pivotal in bringing brands such as Audio Research, Krell, MartinLogan and Wilson Audio to a wider, international market and thereby ensuring high-end audio values extended far beyond the boundaries of the USA.
I last saw Enzo a few years ago at the annual CES expo in Las Vegas. Even in his later years, his calm and good natured personality shone through, as did that ever-boyish charming enthusiasm with which he approached everything.
Although his declining health meant he passed the running of the company over to his sons Luca and Marco, Enzo was always a strong influence in Audio Natali. He will be fondly remembered as one of audio's true gentlemen and sorely missed by all those who knew him.