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Harman Plans Products To Commemorate Founder

4/28/2011 03:21:25 PM Eastern
Stamford, Conn. - Harman International plans to offer scholarships in memory of founder Sidney Harman and a series of limited-edition products to commemorate his legacy, said Dinesh Paliwal, Harman's chairman, president and CEO.

The company didn't disclose details of the planned products.

Dr. Sidney Harman died April 12 at age 92.

In 1953, he teamed up with Bernard Kardon to form Harman/Kardon, whose first products were a mono FM tuner and mono amplifiers for the nascent high-fidelity market. The company eventually grew into Harman International, from which he retired in 2008.
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