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The phonograph, invented by Thomas Edison in 1877, was intended as a recording device to complement the telephone. After working with the telegraph, another Edison invention, he noted that the messages could be written d...

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The very first machine that could play back music was the phonograph, which was created by Thomas Edison, but it went through several changes before it was able to play the flat recorded disks that became known as record...

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Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor whose most important contributions were the electric light bulb and phonograph. He held a world record number of invention patents —1093.

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Thomas Edison is credited with inventing the phonograph, completing his first model on August 12, 1877. Edison's creation was inspired by his work on improvements to the telephone and telegraph.

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The first working loudspeaker was invented by Alexander Graham Bell who incorporated the device into his other famous invention, the telephone. Bell was awarded the patent for the telephone in 1876 with the loudspeaker d...

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Although there is a dispute over the exact date the telephone was invented, most believe that the first transmission of sound through an electrical device occurred on March 10, 1875, transmitted by Alexander Graham Bell....

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The United States Patent Office issued patent #174,465 to Alexander Graham Bell on March 7, 1876, for his device that could transmit speech electrically: the telephone. On March 10, Mr. Bell spoke the first intelligible ...

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