Leon Gaumont

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Birthday
10, 1864
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Aug 9, 1946 (82)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
10, 1864
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Aug 9, 1946 (82)

About

Inventor who began a groundbreaking French film production company and gained a patent for his chronophone invention.

Before Fame

He became fascinated during his childhood with photographic techniques.

Trivia

His cinematic sound devices provided enough film volume in 1910 to be heard by 4,000 theater patrons.

Family Life

He was born in Semblancay, Indre-et-Loire, France.

Associated With

He partnered with renowned engineer Gustave Eiffel to establish the famous film company L. Gaumont et Cie.