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Emile Berliner: "On This Day in Phonographic History..."


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"On This Day in Phonographic History..."


May 20, 1851: Born: Emile Berliner, inventor of the Gramophone and the first disc records offered to the public.


May 4, 1887: Emile Berliner filed for a U.S. patent for a “Gramophone.” Although a cylinder apparatus was illustrated, the laterally-cut groove of even depth was eventually employed on disc records.


November 8, 1887:  Emile Berliner was granted a U.S. patent for a “Gramophone.”  This patent (No.372,786) specified a laterally-cut groove of even depth, and became one of the fundamental patents for the disc record industry.


August 3, 1929: Died.


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