Harvey Fletcher

Physicist, Academic

1884 – 1981

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Who was Harvey Fletcher?

Harvey Fletcher was an American physicist. Known as the "father of stereophonic sound" he is credited with the invention of the audiometer and hearing aid. He is remembered as a trail-blazing investigator into the nature of speech and hearing, and for his numerous contributions in acoustics, electrical engineering, speech, medicine, music, atomic physics, sound pictures, and education.

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Born
Sep 11, 1884
Provo
Religion
  • Mormonism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Brigham Young University
  • University of Chicago
  • Brigham Young High School
Employment
  • Brigham Young University
  • Bell Labs
    (1916 - 1940)
Died
Jul 23, 1981
Provo

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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