Amar Bose

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Amar Bose
Amar Gopal Bose

(1929-11-02)November 2, 1929
DiedJuly 12, 2013(2013-07-12) (aged 83)
Alma materMassachusetts Institute of Technology
OccupationFounder and Chairman of Bose Corporation
Spouse(s)Prema Bose (divorced),
Ursula Boltshauser (1997-2013)
ChildrenVanu Bose
Maya Bose

Amar Gopal Bose (November 2, 1929  – July 12, 2013) was an American academic and entrepreneur. An electrical engineer and sound engineer, he was a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for over 45 years.[1]

In 2007 he was listed in Forbes 400 as the 271st richest man in the world, with a net worth of $1.8 billion.[2] In 2009, he was no longer on the billionaire list, and returned to the list in 2011, with a net worth of $1.0 billion.[3]

Bose was born on November 2, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He studied at Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Bose died on July 12, 2013 in Wayland, Massachusetts, aged 83.

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  1. "Amar G. Bose, Acoustic Engineer and Inventor, Dies at 83" The New York Times. Retrieved 13 July 2013.
  2. "Four Indian Americans make it to Forbes list". www.expressindia. Archived from the original on February 16, 2008. Retrieved February 18, 2008.
  3. "Amar Bose's profile". Retrieved April 2, 2011.

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