Leo L. Beranek, D.SC., Dean Of American Acousticians

By R. David Read Originally Published in Sound & Communications, June 2004 Editor’s Note: Courtesy of Sound & Communications Magazine, your Pro Audio Encyclopedia is pleased to republish this in-depth biography of industry pioneer Dr. Leo L. Beranek authored by R. David Read. Read, who passed away in April of 2015, was the author of Sound & Communications’ popular series about Industry Pioneers and a well-known technical writer and history buff.  A biography of R. David Read can be found here. Of special note, Leo Beranek celebrated his 100th birthday on August 25th, 2014. Figure 1: Beranek in Boston Symphony...

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