Paul Marny, French artist and painter of scenic backdrops at the Paris Opera, lived in Scarborough (Yorkshire).
Looking to buy vinyl in Mumbai? Look no further than Chor Bazaar at Mutton Street. There’s also some advice on what to do with your old records.
A vital piece of sound recording history: Harry Pace and Black Swan Records, the first Black-owned record company.
Who knew that in 1947 you could send little records to loved ones instead of paper letters?
Q: What is the most difficult grave to find in Pere Lachaise? A: Jim Morrison’s. He wanted to be buried near Oscar Wilde, but his family preferred somewhere more obscure after he died in Paris aged 27 in 1971.
Gauhar Jaan was the first gramophone recording artist in the Indian subcontinent in 1902. She was recorded by Fred Gaisberg during a six-week-long tour by the British Gramophone Company. How cool is that?