Berliner, Emile

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Born: May 20, 1851 AD
Died: 1929 AD, at 78 years of age.

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.

 

 

 

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