I always find it hard to put into words what’s uniquely special about the phonautogram of “Au Clair de la Lune” recorded by Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville on April 9, 1860. 4,631 more words
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Edouard-Leon Scott de Martinville (1817 – 1879)
It is always fascinating to hear yourself as others hear you. Often it is quite a shock – do I really sound like that? 572 more words
The oldest recorded human voice that can be heard intelligibly today dates from April 9, 1860: a ghostly snippet of the folksong “Au Clair de la Lune,” played back in March 2008 after lying silent for nearly a century and a half. 4,170 more words
As the video says itself – This is the first ever recording of human voice.
Although the recording is not very clear but its very very special. 52 more words