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Wendy Carlos: Ray Dolby made recording “something magical”

Innovative composer and musician Wendy Carlos wrote and performed music for A Clockwork Orange (1971), the first film to use Dolby noise reduction technology. But her memories...

Record executive Jac Holzman: Ray Dolby allowed music to be “pristine”

In 1950, at the age of 19, Jac Holzman founded the pioneering label Elektra Records. So he knows about the early struggles of the recording industry against...

Mickey Hart on Ray Dolby’s “sonic dream”

Mickey Hart, formerly the drummer for the Grateful Dead, is one of many musicians who have remembered Ray Dolby and his impact on the music industry over...

Quietly shaping how we hear: journalists, film professionals remember Ray Dolby

UPDATED SEPTEMBER 17, 2013 The death of our company’s founder, Ray Dolby, has understandably made the last couple of days difficult here at Dolby Laboratories. But it...