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Entry completed by Nathan Davis on November 17, 2018 at 1:24 am and last updated November 17, 2018 at 6:24 am | Entry ID: 14

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Name of Label His Master’s Voice
Acronym HMV
Subsidiary label of..?
Manufacturing Company The Gramophone Co. Ltd
Key Company Personnel Fred Gaisberg
Will Gaisberg
Start of 78rpm Label Production 1901
End of 78rpm Label Production
Countries of Release Australia, India, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa, United Kingdom,
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Label History His Master’s Voice (HMV) is a label created in 1901 by The …more Gramophone Co. Ltd., which was founded in 1897 in the UK by the US businessman William Barry Owen. In 1899 the painter Francis Barraud sold, for £100, the rights to the portrait of his dog ‘Nipper’ listening to the gramophone. The first records with the dog logo were released in 1909.
Pre/Suffixes DB-, B-, EG- D-, GV-, DK- C-, DA-, EA- E-, BD-
Known Label Genres Popular dance music, Big band, Swing, Country, Blues, Jazz, Gospel, Opera, Lieder/Art song, Instrumental, Classical, Spoken, Historical
Known Number Series 2-052000 / Single Sided
02200 / Single sided only
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