Recording Pioneers


Ludwig Karl KOCH  1881 - 1974 PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

Ludwig Karl KOCH  1881 - 1974

aka Ludwig K. Koch, L. K. Koch, Ludwig Koch, L. Koch
nationality
occupation
birth 13 Nov 1881, Frankfurt am Main, GERMANY
baptism
death 4 May 1974, Harrow, London, ENGLAND (obituary in The Times 9 May 1974)
burial

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LIFE


German wildlife sound recordist who fled to Britain in 1936
Cultural Director Carl Lindström Company
bird sounds

Mr. Koch is "head of the cultural department of a large gramophone factory in Germany" and his results in recording bird
song have been made possible by the cooperation of the Parlophone Company of England.

The Test Records of Ludwig Koch Sound Recordings Blog (British Library) by Cheryl Tipp, Wildlife Sounds Curator (online)02 May 2012


NOTES

  • Memoirs of a Bird Man by Ludwig Koch. 1955. Phoenix House Ltd.,. London. Charles T. Branford Company, Boston. 188 pp.
  • Songs of Wild Birds by E. M. Nicholson and Ludwig Koch. Introduction by Julian S. Huxley. With gramophone records. London, H. F. & G. Witherby. 216 pp., 1936.
  • Recorded Sound #82 BIRS
  • Obituary Dr. Ludwig Koch, Sound Recording Pioneer 1881-1974 by J. N. Carreck (Hillandale News No. 79 of Aug 1974 (pp. 223-224))
  • The Test Records of Ludwig Koch by Cheryl Tipp (Wildlife Sound Curator) (internet)


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