A huge congratulations to all of this year’s Grammy winners! Did you know that the Grammy Award was originally called a Gramophone Award. It is given by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences to recognise significant achievements in the music industry. The man responsible for inventing the gramophone and flat disc was Emile […]Read more
Memories on Film
We have been overwhelmed by all of the incredible stories and images sent in via our ‘Memories of EMI Campaign.’ We are now looking for your stories and memories of EMI, the Company, the music, the factories, the artists as well as the studios. We are hoping to capture your memories on film to share and keep for […]Read more
The Gramophone and Typewriter Ltd.
In December 1900 William Barry Owen (co-founder of the British Gramophone Company) gained the rights to sell and manufacture the newly developed Lambert Typewriter. The name of the company was then changed to “The Gramophone and Typewriter Ltd.” The Lambert Typewriter was initially taken on as insurance against the possible failure of the Gramophone as […]Read more