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1939 - Laurens Hammond inventor of this new electric musical instrument, the Novachord, watches as his player demonstrates how it is operated

NEW NOVACHORD - LIKE A SPINET

E&MP 88.002

Music Recording - Electronic

February 1939

Laurens Hammond (leaning over) demonstrating new Novachord, new musical instrument invented by him.

Negative No. 1978

Original Caption by Science Service



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