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John de Sola Mosely

John de Sola Mosely, British engineer, consultant. Achievements include development of 1st commercial stereophonic records, improved sound for films and records; patents in field. Recipient Science & Engineering award, Academy Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, 1984.

Background

  • Mosely, John de Sola was born in 1933 in London. Arrived in United States, 1955. Son of George H. and E. Louisa (de Sola) Mosely.

  • Career

    • Consultant engineer, Hollywood, California. Director Night Technologies International, Provo, Utah.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of 1st commercial stereophonic records, improved sound for films and records. Patents in field.

    Membership

    Founding member, director Technology Foundation Motion Picture & television Industry. Fellow: Audio Engineering Society, Institute Directors, Society Motion Picture & television Engineers. Member: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, British Kinematograph Sound & television Society, Cinema Audio Society, British Academy Film & television, Academy television Arts & Sciences, Academy Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.

    Connections

    • Married Mirah Susan Herzog Mosely, December 20, 1981. Children: Gillian Belle Katherine, Jennifer de Sola.
    • father: George H. Mosely
    • mother: E. Louisa (de Sola) Mosely
    • spouse: Mirah Susan Herzog Mosely
    • children: Gillian Belle Katherine Mosely
    • Jennifer de Sola Mosely
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