Invention of FIrst Sound Recording Device

Emile-Hortensius-Charles Cros, French poet and inventor designed the paleophone or type of phonograph on April 30, 1877. Despite detailing his invention with the French Academy of Sciences, a practical working version was never constructed. Thomas Alva Edison and John Kreusi went on to create the phonograph or first recording device on December 7, 1877.

Date:
      April 30, 1877
Name(s):
      Emile-Hortensius-Charles Cros
Occupation:
      Inventor, Poet
Location:
      France


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