Recording Pioneers


Georg CURTH  1876 - 1943   PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

Georg CURTH  1876 - 1943

aka G. Curth
nationality
occupation
birth 28 Aug 1876, Raciborz, POLAND
baptism
death 2 Jan 1943, Campana, Buenos Aires Province, ARGENTINA
burial
marriage married on ............. to:
Auguste Helene LASER/LASSER

b. ........, Eydtkuhnen [= Cernysevskoe/Chernyshevskoye], EAST PRUSSIA (now RUSSIA)
d. ...............

children
  • Fernando
  • ...............


PARENTS

father Adolf KOHN

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

mother Selma GOLDSTEIN

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

children
  • Leo Bernard

    b. 28 June 1875, Raciborz, POLAND
    d. .... 1932, Berlin(?), GERMANY

  • Georg

    b. 28 Aug 1876, .........
    d. 2 Jan 1943, Campana, Buenos Aires Province, ARGENTINA

  • Paul

    b. 29 May 1878, ..........
    d. 30 Dec 1927, Zürich, SWITZERLAND

  • Wilhelm Richard

    b. 11 Feb 1882, .........
    d. .................

  • Rosa

    b. 17 Dec 1887, ............
    d. ................


LIFE


Carl Lindström A.G. document signed by Richard Seligsohn and Paul Offenbach “certifying” Georg Curth’s accomplishments while employed by the firm from July 1907 to May 8, 1929, specifically in “establishing factories of gramophone discs” and operating same in:

1. International Talking Machine Company: Barcelona (1907 - 1909)
2. Odeon Works: Rio de Janairo (1912 - 1918)
3. The Argentine Talking Machine Works: Buenos Aires (1918 - 1926)
4. Transoceanic Trading Company - Amsterdam: Santiago de Chile (1926 - 1927)



translation of Spanish original: Fernando Curth



NOTES

  • The Lindström Project. Contributions to the history of the record industry/Beiträge zur Geschichte der Schallplattenindustrie, Vol. 1 (editors: Pekka Gronow - Christiane Hofer). Gesellschaft für Historische Tonträger, Wien 2009 (ISBN 978-3-9500502-8-8)
  • Die Lindström AG zwischen Weltwirtschaftskrise und ihrem Aufgehen in der EMI Electrola by Herfried Kier, Zülpich, p. 38 (internet)


COMPANIES & LABELS



PHOTOS

Leo B. Curth (left) and Georg Curth (right) (Hamburg, 1912)
Georg Curth (second from left)
Georg Curth Certificate of Employment (Spanish)
Georg Cohn (Grandpa)
Georg Cohn
Georg Cohn contemplating
Georg Curth
Elena Lasser
Georg Curth Argentine Family Name Change (in Spanish)



THANK YOU


Michael Curth