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Family and VIPs Join Together to Celebrate Alan D Blumlein

The heirs of prolific 20th century British inventor, Alan Dower Blumlein, gathered in the Stranger’s Dining Room at the House of Commons on Monday October 23, 2017 to celebrate his posthumous Grammy for the invention of stereo recording. The innovative brain behind airborne radar, stereo recording and the television camera, Blumlein lost his life in […]

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Nipper Lives On! An Interview with Trish Saunders

Interview by Callum Galbraith  Jobs within the media can be busy enough at the best of times, but in July 1981, things became very eventful indeed for HMV Events and Marketing Manager, Trish Saunders. Working with Tony Brainsby Publicity, Trish embarked on a hunt for a real life canine lookalike of our much loved Nipper, […]

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Royal Opening of the Global Academy UTC in Hayes on April 20 2017

Royal memorabilia held by the EMI Archive features as the Global Academy is opened by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry The Global Academy, a new university technical college founded by entertainment group Global, was officially opened by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry in Hayes, west London on […]

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MIKE DONAGHUE: IN MEMORIAM – 14 March 1932 – 27 March 2017

For those friends and industry colleagues who may not be aware, former HMV employee Mike Donaghue sadly passed away recently following a short illness. Mike died peacefully at his home in the early hours of 27th March 2017. To say that Mike was a loyal company man would be a gross understatement. Mike joined the small […]

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