Peter Carl Goldmark

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Birthday
2, 1906
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Dec 7, 1977 (71)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
2, 1906
Birthplace
Hungary
Death Date
Dec 7, 1977 (71)

About

Engineer and Columbia Records employee who developed the initial long-playing disc (LP) design. While working for CBS, he also helped develop the field-sequential technology that made color television possible.

Before Fame

After attending university in Vienna, Austria, he secured a position in the United States with CBS Laboratories.

Trivia

He was the 1977 recipient of the National Medal of Science.

Family Life

He and his wife, Frances Trainer, raised five children, including a son, Peter C. Goldmark, Jr., who became a prominent environmentalist.

Associated With

He and fellow inventor Elmer Ambrose Sperry were both recipients of the prestigious Elliott Cresson Medal.

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