Recording Pioneers


James P. BRADT  1858 - 1930 PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

James P. BRADT  1858 - 1930

aka J. P. Bradt, James Bradt
nationality
occupation
birth 23 July 1858, Berne(?), Albany Co., NY
baptism
death 19 Febr. 1930, ......., New York
burial
marriage
Kate/Katie KETTLEMAN

b. .. Nov 1859, .....
d. 24 May 1938, ......


PARENTS

father ........ BRADT

b. ..........
d. ............

mother .........

b. ............
d. .............

children
  • James P.

    b. 23 July 1858, Berne(?), Albany Co., NY
    d. 19 Febr. 1930, ......., New York


LIFE


ca. 1890 telegraph operator / telegrapher
worked with Edison in his younger years
Since 1897 with Columbia Phonograph Company
In 1900 living in Baltimore, Maryland
Manager in Baltimore and Philadelphia
since ca. 1903/1904 in charge of Berlin branch of COLUMBIA PHONOGRAPH COMPANY
Director COLUMBIA PHONOGRAPH COMPANY ca 1906
In 1906 sales manager for Europe with headquarters in London (obit + PhZ 7/6/-)
visited England in 1908, 1909, and 1926 and France in 1920 (with Frank DORIAN) and 1926
In 1911 living in Toronto North, Ontario, CANADA (since 1910)
Retired in 1919
In 1920 living at 227 Riverside Drive, New York (+ Frank DORIAN)


NOTES

  • Portrait of James P. Bradt, Director of the Columbia Phonograph Company (in: Phonographische Zeitschrift 7. Jahrg., No. ..., p. ... (of 8 Feb 1906))


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