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AES Historical Web Store: Oral History Project: Peter Tappan (079)
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AES Oral History 079: Peter Tappan. Peter Tappan enjoyed a long career as an acoustical consultant whose countless electronic sound reinforcement and playback systems are enjoyed around the world. They are used in venues as varied as O’Hare’s Terminal 1 to Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. Prior to his distinguished service at Kirkegaard & Associates as a Principal Consultant and Vice President, he was an acoustical consultant with Bolt, Beranek and Newman. While there he consulted to Memorex for the "Is it Live or is it Memorex" commercial. Tappan was vice president of the AES’s Central Region in 1970-71 and admissions chair of the AES. He was also past editor of the IEEE Transactions on Audio. He was also well-known as an accomplished magician. Interviewed by Irv Joel. Edited by Harry Hirsch.
NTSC DVD-R (21:11) Interview Date: 1999-09-26
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