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Amar Bose
Amar Gopal Bose

(1929-11-02)November 2, 1929
Died July 12, 2013(2013-07-12) (aged 83)
Cause of death Heart attack
Alma mater Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Occupation Founder and Chairman of Bose Corporation
Spouse(s) Prema Bose (divorced),
Ursula Boltzhauser (?-2013; her death)
Children Vanu Bose
Maya Bose

Amar Gopal Bose (November 2, 1929  – July 12, 2013) was an Indian-American academic and entrepreneur. An electrical engineer and sound engineer, he was a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) for over 45 years.

In 2007 he was listed in Forbes 400 as the 271st richest man in the world, with a net worth of $1.8 billion. In 2009, he was no longer on the billionaire list, and returned to the list in 2011, with a net worth of $1.0 billion.

Bose was born on November 2, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He studied at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He was married to Prema Bose until they divorced. Then he was married to Ursula Boltzhauser. They had two children.

Bose died on July 12, 2013 from a heart attack in Wayland, Massachusetts, aged 83.

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