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Posted by Maurice Leakey (Member # 916) on September 13, 2013, 01:31 AM:
 
Ray Dolby, OBE, the US engineer who founded Dolby Laboratories and pioneered noise reduction in audio recordings has died in California, aged 80.
 
Posted by Robert Crewdson (Member # 3790) on September 13, 2013, 03:55 AM:
 
As a US citizen, how did he get the OBE?
 
Posted by Maurice Leakey (Member # 916) on September 13, 2013, 05:32 AM:
 
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.)
 
Posted by David Park (Member # 123) on September 13, 2013, 06:24 AM:
 
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-24075429
 


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