Henry Kloss will always be remembered for his immense contributions to the audio industry he was inducted into the Audio Hall of Fame and even won an Emmy!
Kloss started out as a graduate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, before joining Acoustic Research in 1952 where he created the first acoustic suspension bookshelf loudspeaker, AR Model 1.
In the early 1960's, Mr. Kloss became a co-founder of KLH, where he introduced the Model 8 (table radio) and Model 11 (portable phonograph).
Branching out by himself in 1967, Kloss formed Advent. There, he continued his great work and was the driving force behind many more inventions, even creating the best selling loudspeakers of the time.
In 1971, he introduced the world's first cassette deck with Dolby noise reduction, the Advent 201.
It's not just audiophile who owe a lot of praise to Kloss, videophiles are indebted to Mr Kloss as well; while at Advent, he introduced the Advent Video Beam 1000, the first colour big screen television for home use.
In the 1980's, Kloss formed Cambridge Sound Works. It was her that he introduced many successful subwoofer/satellite speaker systems, including another first, the Ensemble (the first dual subwoofer satellite system).
Late in his career, Kloss worked closely with Trivoli. Creating the Model 88 Table radio.
All his designs were revolutionary and built to last!