Emile Berliner
#12760 Overall Influence

Emile Berliner

German-born American inventor of the phonograph


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Emile Berliner , originally Emil Berliner, was a German-American inventor. He is best known for inventing the vertical-cut flat disc record used with a phonograph. He founded the United States Gramophone Company in 1894, The Gramophone Company in London, England, in 1897, Deutsche Grammophon in Hanover, Germany, in 1898, Berliner Gram-o-phone Company of Canada in Montreal in 1899 , and Victor Talking Machine Company in 1901 with Eldridge Johnson.

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