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Clinton HilaryDave Brubeck - Awards

Throughout his long career Dave has received numerous awards from a variety of Institutions, Organisations and Colleges. The majority of these awards are included in the listing below.

1961 Honorary degree, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California
1967 BMI Jazz Pioneer Award, Broadcast Music, Inc. 
1976 Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording,1716 Vine Street, Hollywood
1977 Inducted as a Duke Ellington Fellow, Yale University
1985 The Compestela (Humanitarian) Award, The Basilica Of St. James, Brooklyn, NY
1987 The Tiffany Award for Excellence, International Society of Performing Arts Administrators
1987 Connecticut Arts Award
1988 American Eagle Award presented by the National Music Council
1989 Citation from the French government, Officier de L’Ordre des Arts et Lettres
1989 Pantheon of the Arts, University of the Pacific, Stockton, California
1990 Gerard Manley Hopkins Award, Fairfield University, Connecticut
 BMI Jazz All Stars
1994 National Medal of Arts, National Endowment for the Arts
1994 Honorary Degree, Duisburg University, Germany
1994 DownBeat Hall of Fame
1995 American Jazz Hall of Fame,  Rutgers University Institute of Jazz Studies, Brunswick, New Jersey 
1996 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences
1996 Lugano Award for extraordinary contribution to Music and Culture, Lugano, Switzerland
1996  Achievement In The Arts Award , Northwood University, West Pam Beach, Florida
1997 Cyril Magnin Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Arts, City of San Francisco
1999 The Spirit of the City Award, Cathedral of St John Divine, New York City
2000 Jazz Master, National Endowment for the Arts 
2000 F.A.M.E. Award, Music Educators National Conference
2000 James Smithson Bicentennial Medal, Smithsonian Institute
2000 California Golden State Award, California Library Association
2000 Bocconi Medal from Italy (Only 4th artist to be honoured)
2002 Honour Cross for Science & Art, Austria’s highest award for the Arts
2003 American Classical Music Hall of Fame
2003 American Classical Hall of Fame
2004 Honorary Doctorate, Yale University
2004 Honorary doctor of letters Degree, York University, Toronto
2004 Doctor of sacred theology, Doctorate honoris causa, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
2005 Sanford Medal, Yale School of Music, New Haven, Connecticut
2006 Laetare Medal, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana 
2006 Distinguished Arts Award from the Ford Honors program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 
2007 BBC Jazz Lifetime Achievement Award
2007 Living Legacy Jazz Award, Kennedy Center
2007 Arison Award from the National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts
2007 London Symphony Orchestra, Lifetime Achievement Award
2007 Honorary degree, Manhattan School Of Music 
2008 First  Benjamin Franklin Award for Public Diplomacy
2008 Inducttee, California Hall of Fame
2008 Honorary degree, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, New York 
2009 Honorary doctor of music, Berklee College of Music  
2009 Honoree, Kennedy Center
2010 Honorary degree, George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
2011 Honorary Fellow of Westminster Choir College, Princeton, New Jersey
2011 President's Medal Of Achievement,University of the Pacific, Stockton, California