Berliner, Emile

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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