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The Over-Excited Performer

Quick Quotes 35. The following quote is from an interview in the July 1904 issue of Talking Machine News with American recording engineer Mr J. D. Smoot, working in London making records for the International Talking Machine Company. “How does the … Continue reading

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“The Voice in the Box!”

Quick Quotes 32. The following quote is from the June 1904 issue of Talking Machine News: A correspondent, whose bona-fides is unquestionable, sends us particulars of a curious case of a madman and a talking machine. Ten years ago he was … Continue reading

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A Voice from the Past

Snippets 204. The following quote is from the May 1904 issue of Talking Machine News: Edward Lloyd, the famous tenor, though he retired from the concert platform in December, 1900, not through failure of voice, or through ill health, but because, … Continue reading

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