PIONEERS:

Individuals and characters who were involved in the worlds of E.M.G and EXPERT Handmade Gramophones. Also their associates and influential people who were intrinsic in creating the best acoustic gramophones ever built. It also features some of the worldwide giants of the world of sound reproduction.

Henry Albert Seymour

Henry Seymour
Henry Albert Seymour

(1861–1938)
The forgotten giant of the British gramophone world

Ellis Michael Ginn

Ellis Michael Ginn
Ellis Michael Ginn

(1899-1959)
The founder of E.M.G & EXPERT Handmade Gramophones

Percy Wilson

Percy Wilson
Percy Wilson ‘Perseverance’

(1893-1977)
Audio scientist extraordinaire & spiritualist

Horace Balfour Davey

Horace Balfour Davey
Horace Balfour Davey

(1894-1972)
The genius behind the E.M.G range of gramophones

David Phillips

Davis Phillips
David Phillips

(1905-1986)
Once had the most famous ear in the gramophone business

Francis Davey

Francis Davey
Francis Davey

(1898-1968)
The Wireless expert

Thomas Alva Edison

Thomas Alva Edison
Thomas Alva Edison

(1847–1931)
The Wizard of Menlo Park

Emile Berliner

Emile Berliner
Emile Berliner

(1851-1929)
Invented the Gramophone and Flat Disc Record

Eldridge Johnson

Eldridge Reeves Johnson
Eldridge Reeves Johnson

(1867-1945)
American businessman and engineer who founded Victor.