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Maurice Leakey
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Ray Dolby, OBE, the US engineer who founded Dolby Laboratories and pioneered noise reduction in audio recordings has died in California, aged 80.

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Robert Crewdson
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As a US citizen, how did he get the OBE?

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Maurice Leakey
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In 1965, whilst in England, Ray Dolby founded Dolby Laboratories.
In 1986 he was made an Honorary Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE.)

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David Park
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-24075429

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