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Musing 339: Earbuds in 1892! Classical Dhrupad 8

For those who think earbuds were invented a few years ago, here is a photo of Nawab Ghalib Jung of Hyderabad and friends listening to their first phonograph (cylinder recording and reproducing machine) using two-eared earbuds in a photograph taken by Raja Deen Dayal on May 22,  1892 (The year 1871 mentioned on the Raja Deen Dayal is definitely wrong, thanks Shashi Joshi) (19th Century!).

Courtesy: Raja Deen Dayal Website

Now you know!


Classical Dhrupad 8

 

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