Friday, October 12, 2012

Program Announcement: Brown-bag Lunch Series -- The Original Groovy Man: Thomas Edison and the Invention of Recorded Sound

Wednesday, October 17, at 12:00 p.m.

Thomas Edison invented the phonograph in 1877 and changed the way that we think about sound. This presentation covers the first 50 years of recorded sound with samples of sound recordings from long ago. (People in the audience have been known to sing along!) Dr. Edward J. Pershey, Vice President for Museum Special Projects and Exhibits of the Western Reserve Historical Society will be our featured speaker. Bring your lunch and join us! Registration is not required.

1 comment:

PalmsRV said...

There's so much one can say about Edison -- what a genius.