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Thursday, April 25, 2013

Voice of Alexander Graham Bell heard in 128-year-old recording

WASHINGTON: Hear my voice, I'm Graham Bell! Telephone pioneer Alexander Graham Bell's voice has been identified for the first time on a wax disc recording from 1885, researchers claim. Bell's voice was recorded on to the disc on April 15, 1885 at his more
Times of India ( 4/25/2013 3:23:57 PM -08:00 )

Inventor Bell's voice ID'd on early wax recording
Inventor BellWASHINGTON — Researchers have identified the voice of Alexander Graham Bell for the first time in some of the earliest audio recordings held at the Smithsonian Institution. Order Reprints. Richard Strauss, Smithsonian's National Museum of American more
Kansas City Star ( 4/25/2013 2:30:18 PM -08:00 )

Recording of Alexander Graham Bell's Voice Identified
Recording of Alexander Graham Bell“Hear my voice,” said Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, on April 15, 1885. Now, 128 years later, those words can be heard again. Researchers at The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History have matched a transcript signed more
Wall Street Journal (blog) ( 4/25/2013 11:19:11 AM -08:00 )

Alexander Graham Bell's Voice Identified on 1885 Recording
We might grumble about the clarity of our cell phone calls ("Can you hear me now?!"), but the technology has come a long way since 1885, when Alexander Graham Bell was tinkering with sound recordings in his Washington, D.C. lab. How do we know that? more
PC Magazine ( 4/25/2013 10:46:09 AM -08:00 )

Voice of Alexander Graham Bell discovered on 128-year-old wax record
Alexander Graham Bell. (File photo). Tweet. Change text size for the story; Print this story. Report an error. Related Stories. Alexander Graham Bell letter on the auction block. The Smithsonian National Museum of American History said Thursday it has more
Toronto Sun ( 4/25/2013 10:16:34 AM -08:00 )

Smithsonian discovers Alexander Graham Bell recording
The cardboard disc was dated April 15, 1885 and first discovered by an Indiana University sound historian. NBC's Brian Williams reports. Share This: facebook · twitter · googleplus. Related Videos; Transcript of this video more
NBCNews.com ( 4/25/2013 8:46:35 AM -08:00 )

Anyone there? Smithsonian identifies Alexander Graham Bell's voice
Anyone there? Smithsonian identifies Alexander Graham BellDid Alexander Graham Bell, the inventor of the telephone, speak with a Scottish burr? Or did the famous Scotsman have a low-or high-pitched voice? Although Bell, who is credited with heralding in the modern age of rapid long-distance communication more more
CTV News ( 4/25/2013 7:05:00 AM -08:00 )

Recording of Alexander Graham Bell Released
Recording of Alexander Graham Bell Released“Hear my voice, Alexander Graham Bell” is no “My name is Judge,” but it certainly is exciting anyway. The Smithsonian has for the first time identified a recording of the voice of the inventor of the telephone dating back to 1885. As well as saying his name, Bell more
Daily Beast ( 4/25/2013 5:47:28 AM -08:00 )

Phone pioneer speaks for first time in 128 years
Phone pioneer speaks for first time in 128 yearsThe voice of Alexander Graham Bell has been identified for the first time, in a recording from 1885. On the wax-disc recording, the telephone inventor says: "Hear my voice, Alexander Graham Bell." The recording is among the earliest held by the Smithsonian more
BBC News ( 4/25/2013 3:54:13 AM -08:00 )

What did Alexander Graham Bell sound like? Now we know. - Washington Post
Out of that relative silence rings a voice: Alexander Graham Bell's — the man widely credited with the invention of the telephone. Alexander Graham Bell. This is an undated photograph of Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone. (AP Photo) more
Washington Post (blog) ( 4/25/2013 3:34:37 AM -08:00 )

'Hear my voice, I am Alexander Graham Bell': Telephone inventor's voice
Researchers have identified the voice of Alexander Graham Bell for the first time in some of the earliest audio recordings ever created. The National Museum of American History discovered the recording on a wax disc from 1885, which had been donated to more
Daily Mail ( 4/25/2013 3:27:57 AM -08:00 )

Bell's back: Telephone inventor speaks from beyond the grave
We know that Alexander Graham Bell invented the telephone, but how many of us know what his voice was like? Now, for the first time in over a century, the dead inventor's voice can be heard once more —thanks to researchers who used optical technology more
GMA News ( 4/24/2013 10:08:00 PM -08:00 )

Alexander Graham Bell's voice captured from old recordings
Alexander Graham Bell is known for inventing the telephone; but for someone so associated with sound, it's curious that no one living has actually ever heard the tenor of his voice. However, as of Wednesday, anyone can hear what he sounded like. more
CNET ( 4/24/2013 4:56:02 PM -08:00 )

'Hear my voice': Listen to Alexander Graham Bell on 128-year-old record
A wax-covered disc, dated April 15, 1885, records the voice of Alexander Graham Bell. It was discovered by an Indiana University sound historian. NBC's Brian Williams reports. By Brett Zongker, The Associated Press. WASHINGTON — Researchers have more
NBCNews.com (blog) ( 4/24/2013 4:46:44 PM -08:00 )

Bell's voice identified in 130-year-old wax audio recording
WASHINGTON Researchers have identified the voice of Alexander Graham Bell for the first time in some of the earliest audio recordings held at the Smithsonian Institution. The National Museum of American History announced Wednesday that Bell's voice more
Hamilton Spectator ( 4/24/2013 3:57:39 PM -08:00 )

For the First Time Ever, You Can Now Hear What Alexander Graham Bell
Listen to the voice of the man who brought our modern age of long-distance communication into being. Rebecca J. Rosen Apr 24 2013, 5:17 PM ET. Tweet. More. Email · Print. Thumbnail image for 060049_selfportrait.jpg. Alexander Graham Bell, self-portrait more
The Atlantic ( 4/24/2013 1:24:34 PM -08:00 )

Voice of Alexander Graham Bell heard in 128-year-old recording [audio]
U.S. researchers say the voice of telephone inventor Alexander Graham Bell has been recovered from a recording made 128 years ago. Several researchers around the country, using a technique developed at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, more
Updated News ( 4/25/2013 3:53:17 PM -08:00 )

Hear the Voice That Made the First Telephone Call! Smithsonian Recovers
File this under SUPER COOL! Smithsonian Scientists have restored a recording of Alexander Graham Bell's voice from a nearly 130 year old cardboard and wax disc. Without Alexander Graham Bell's invention of the telephone our site wouldn't exist and more
IntoMobile ( 4/25/2013 2:04:34 PM -08:00 )

Alexander Graham Bell Speaks Again
The quality is rough, like the way radios sound in old movies. But the voice is strong, and the note of barely contained joy in the solemn pronouncement is impossible to miss: “In witness whereof, hear my voice, Alexander Graham Bell.” So intoned the inventor more
TechNewsDaily ( 4/25/2013 1:54:09 PM -08:00 )

Alexander Graham Bell's Voice Heard For First Time - RTTNews
Researchers at the National Museum of American History identified Alexander Graham Bell's voice on early recordings the museum held, CBS News is reporting. The museum, along with help from technicians at the Library of Congress and the Lawrence more
RTT News ( 4/25/2013 1:32:28 PM -08:00 )