Friday, March 28, 2008

Voice from the Past

I caught this article from Reuters. Quite interesting.

Experts find oldest voice recording, from 1860

Person singing French folk song is 'like a ghost singing to you'


updated 6:13 p.m. ET, Thurs., March. 27, 2008
By Will Dunham

WASHINGTON - U.S. audio historians have discovered and played back a French inventor's historic 1860 recording of a folk song — the oldest-known audio recording — made 17 years before Thomas Edison invented the phonograph.

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1 comment:

Laura said...

Wow - thank you SO much for posting this...I was able to go to the link where the recording is on line - it is really amazing and eerie. What a great discovery.