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Avery Robert Fisher (March 4, 1906February 26, 1994) was an audio specialist who made numerous contributions to the field of sound reproduction.


Early life

Avery Fisher was born in Brooklyn, New York. He attended DeWitt Clinton High School and graduated from New York University in 1929 and subsequently worked two years in the publishing industry. During this time, Fisher, an amateur violinist, began experimenting with audio design and acoustics. By 1937, he established his first company, Philharmonic Radio. In 1945, Fisher sold the company and began his second audio company, called Fisher Radio, which marketed products of extraordinary quality and performance under the name The Fisher.


Later accomplishments

In the 1950s, Fisher invented the transistorized amplifier and the first stereo radio-phonograph. The

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