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Friedrichkarl (also spelled Friedrich-Karl) Roedemeyer was born in 1894 and trained as a pharmacist, but later turned to linguistics and radio studies.

1894
1947
Person

Eduard Sievers was a linguist with a focus on Germanic languages, and was one of the Leipzig “neogrammarians.” Using statistical methods and experimentation, he aimed to formulate laws for the melodic and rhythmic elements of language. He also became well known for “Sievers’ Law,” a phonetic law for Indo-European languages.

1850
1932
Person

Son of a musician and a voice teacher, Pierre Schaeffer received a Catholic education, practiced theater as a boy scout, and learned to play the cello at the conservatory in Nancy. He chose to pursue engineering, gaining admission to the Polytechnique in 1929, where he continued his work in theater, followed by studies at the Supélec (top-ranked graduate school for electrical engineering).

1910
1995
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Janker, Dr. 1937. “Röntgenfilm Der Sprache”. Bonn: Röntgen- und Lichtinstitut Bonn.
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(27.01.2014AD) 2014. “Language: The Heart Of Our Culture”. Penn Project. https://youtu.be/MnMS44xjbcw.
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Studio31, Musikakademie. 2017. First Rehearsal With Vocal Ensemble And Arciorgano. https://youtu.be/hw-nnPobsaU.