Hear My Voice: Graphophone

Smithsonian's National Museum of American History
January 26, 2015
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Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

The Smithsonian Collection of Early Sound Recordings

Graphophone: recorded in October 1881

Content: "There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in our philosophy.  I am a graphophone and my mother was a phonograph." Voice of Alexander Melville Bell, Alexander Graham Bell's father.ather