Avery Robert Fisher (March 4, 1906 – February 26, 1994) was an audio specialist who made numerous contributions to the field of sound reproduction.
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... The Avery Fisher Prize is an award given to American musicians for outstanding achievement in classical music ... Founded by philanthropist Avery Fisher in 1974, it is regarded as one of the most significant awards for American instrumentalists ... The award is decided by members of the Avery Fisher Artist Program artists do not apply, and nominations are secret ...
... The list below includes only those individuals who have won the Avery Fisher Prize ... It does not include awardees of the Avery Fisher Career Grant, Avery Fisher Recital Award, or other lesser prizes ...
... In the 1950s, Fisher introduced the transistorized amplifier and the first stereo radio-phonograph ... Nonetheless, these breakthroughs brought Fisher both fame and fortune ... In 1969, Fisher sold his company to the Emerson Electric Company for US $31 million, which in turn sold the company to Sanyo of Japan ...
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