Peter Carl Goldmark

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1906 – 1977

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Who was Peter Carl Goldmark?

Peter Carl Goldmark was a Jewish German-Hungarian engineer who, during his time with Columbia Records, was instrumental in developing the long-playing microgroove 33-1/3 rpm phonograph disc, the standard for incorporating multiple or lengthy recorded works on a single disc for two generations. The LP was introduced by Columbia's Goddard Lieberson in 1948. Lieberson was later president of Columbia Records from 1956–71 and 1973–75.

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Born
Dec 2, 1906
Budapest
Children
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Hungarians
Nationality
  • Hungary
  • United States of America
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Vienna
    (1925 - 1929)
  • PhD, University of Vienna
    ( - 1931)
Died
Dec 7, 1977
Westchester County

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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