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Berliner, Emile

Born: 1851 AD
Died: 1929 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Inventor

US (German-born) inventor

1851 – Born on the 20th of May in Hanover, Germany.

1870 – Emil Berliner emigrated to the United States of America.

Became interested in the new audio technology of the telephone and phonograph.

1877-1883 – Worked for Bell Telephone in Boston.

          – Returned to Washington and established himself as a private researcher.

1881 – Emile Berliner became a United States citizen.

1886 – Berliner began experimenting with methods of sound recording.

1887 – He was granted his first patent for what he called the "gramophone".

1901 – Berliner and Johnson teamed up to found the Victor Talking Machine Company.

Also invented a new type of loom for mass-production of cloth, acoustic tile.

Berliner was active in advocating improvements in public health and sanitation.

 1929 – Emile Berliner died on 3rd of August because of a heart attack.