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Beranek, Leo Leroy, 1914-
Oral history interview with Leo Beranek, 2009 August 10.
In this interview Leo Beranek discusses topics such as: his family; Acoustical Society of America; being president of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; Harvard University; working as acoustic consultant to the Japanese government for their opera houses and concert halls; getting his autobiography published; G. W. Pierce; Ted Hunt; his work in acoustics; Philip Morse; Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Bell Laboratories; Harvey Fletcher; Dick Bolt; Sam Labate; William Lang; Harold Marshall; Manfred Schroeder; Bill Cavanaugh; George Maling; Gary Seabine; Tim Mellow; his acoustical consulting businesses.
Acoustician and authority on acoustical science. Co-founder of Bolt, Beranek and Newman Inc. of Cambridge, MA; president 1953-1969, director 1953-1983. Taught at Harvard, 1940-1946; Associate Professor of Communication Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1947-1959, and lecturer, 1959-1981. Fellow in American Physical Society, Acoustical Society of America, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Audio Engineering Society.
Beranek, Leo Leroy, 1914-
Bolt, Richard H.
Cavanaugh, William J.
Fletcher, Harvey, 1884
Hunt, Ted.
Lang, William W. (William Warner)
Maling, George C.
Morse, Philip McCord, 1903-
Pierce, George Washington, 1872-1956.
Schroeder, M. R. (Manfred Robert), 1926-
Acoustical Society of America.
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Harvard University.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Concert halls -- Design.
Sound.
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Lyon, Richard H., interviewer.
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American Institute of Physics. Niels Bohr Library & Archives. One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA
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