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Emile Berliner
Birth: May 20, 1851
Death: Aug. 3, 1929

Inventor. Born in Hanover, Germany, he is best known for developing the disc record. In the 1870s, he relocated to Washington D.C. and in November 1887, he patented the first successful system for sound recording that could be mass-produced. He also invented the microphone device used as a telephone speech transmitter. Berliner's trademark, a picture of his dog Nipper listening to his master's voice being played from a gramophone was used by RCA Victor. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Samuel Berliner (1813 - 1872)
  Sälly Friedmann Berliner (1826 - 1903)
  Cora Adler Berliner (1862 - 1942)*
  Oliver Berliner (1887 - 1894)*
  Jacob Berliner (1849 - 1918)*
  Emile Berliner (1851 - 1929)
  Manfred Berliner (1853 - 1931)*
  Moritz Berliner (1856 - 1925)*
  Joseph Berliner (1858 - 1938)*
*Calculated relationship
Rock Creek Cemetery
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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