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Deutsche Grammophonlocked

  • Richard Evidon


German record company.

The company's origins are bound up in those of the recording medium itself. In June 1898, Deutsche Grammophon GmbH [DG] was formed in Hanover, with the first factory devoted solely to manufacturing gramophone records. Its directors were Emile Berliner – inventor of the record (called a ‘plate’) and the record-playing ‘gramophone’, patented in ...

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