The First Sound Ever Recorded (1860)

This is the first sound ever recorded, by Édouard-Léon Scott de Martinville, in 1860, before Edison’s wax cylinder experiments. Ironically, the “phonautograph” was designed only to record sounds, not to play them back.

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