Charles Sumner Tainter, 1854 -1940
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Inventor and associate of Alexander Graham Bell. Opened a shop in Cambridge to make scientific instruments, invented the gramophone and the dictaphone, developed hard, flat disc wax record, collaborated with Bell for 7 years. Won a dispute with Thomas Edison in 1887 over a patent claim on phonograph.
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Tainter, Charles Sumner--1854-1940
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