Timeline of Women in Early Sound Recording History (1900-1959)

Timeline of Female Engineers Timeline of Female Producers Timeline of Female-Owned Record Labels Miscellaneous History Female Engineers 1895 – Ethnomusicologist Alice Cunningham Fletcher recorded the music of Native American tribes in addition to her study of culture and history. She was one of the first women in her field and …

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Researching the early women of audio

After researching Marion Keisker last year, I became really interested in learning more about early women in audio. How many were there? What roles did they have in recordings? How early were women recording? I found a number of women by digging through Wikipedia – women like Wilma Cozart Fine, …

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Did Marion Keisker Record Elvis? A Female Audio Engineer’s Perspective

I recently researched Marion Keisker, a woman known for helping Elvis Presley early in his career while she worked at Sun Records/Memphis Recording Service. Marion is sometimes credited for recording Elvis for the first time (which is what caught my interest in her story). Her boss, Sam Phillips, also claims …

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