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Restored Edison recordings contains Otto von Bismarck’s voice Restored Edison recordings contains Otto von Bismarck’s voice Restored Edison recordings contains Otto von Bismarck’s voice

A collection of wax cylindrical phonographic records from Thomas Edison's laboratory have been restored. The cylinders, from 1889 and 1890, include the only known recording of the voice of the powerful chancellor Otto von Bismarck. Two preserve the voice of Helmuth von Moltke, a venerable German military strategist, reciting lines from

Phonograph records recovered from Gold Rush shipwreck

Earlier this month I posted about some Gold Rush-era recordings which were found underwater on the A.J. Goddard. The music has now been recovered. Though damaged from spending more than a century at the bottom of Lake Laberge - a widening of the river and the setting for Klondike poet Robert

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