DR. Amar G. Bose – acoustic engineer, inventor, chairman and founder of the famed loudspeaker company that bore his name – passed away on July 12, aged 83.
“We are deeply saddened to announce that Dr Amar Bose has passed away,” company president Bob Maresca announced in a statement on the Bose website.
“He was an incredible mentor and inspiration to Bose employees around the world. Our hearts are with him and our work will honour him.
“Dr Bose’s discoveries revolutionised industries and his generous spirit changed people’s lives,” the statement said.
Bose was known for his pioneering work in the field of acoustics, including the design of noise-cancelling headphones and reflecting speakers.
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Here is the obituary in The New York Times.