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Inventor Of CDs & Cassette Tapes, Lou Ottens Dead At 94


The world of music bids a respectful and gratitude-filled farewell to Lou Ottens, the inventor of cassette tapes and co-creator of CDs, passed away at 94 years old at his home in the Netherlands.

Lou introduced the cassette at an electronics fair in 1963. Walkmen, mixtapes, cassingles all followed, revolutionizing music consumption forever. 

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