Alexander Melville Bell

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1819 – 1905

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Who was Alexander Melville Bell?

Alexander Melville Bell was a teacher and researcher of physiological phonetics and was the author of numerous works on orthoepy and elocution.

Additionally he was also the creator of Visible Speech which was used to help the deaf learn to talk, and was the father of Alexander Graham Bell.

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Born
Mar 1, 1819
Edinburgh
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Nationality
  • United States of America
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Education
  • University of Edinburgh
Lived in
  • Edinburgh
Died
Aug 7, 1905
Resting place
Rock Creek Cemetery

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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