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Edison watches while a worker with a phonograph records a man playing piano.

Music recording room, about 1900

Edison's hearing imparement grew worse over the years. However, he insisted on keeping firm control over the style and selection of phonograph recordings offered by his company.

Left to Right: Albert Kipfer, Edison, George Boehme.

SI negative #87-1637

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