T H E A R A B I C A P A G E
Franz Hampe (?)
The Gramophone Company
1903: Their first recordings in Egypt !!!
“... a number of very early disc recordings on whose labels the company’s name reads “The Gramophone and Typewriter Ltd., and Sister Companies.” These discs, very rare now, are seven inches, black-labelled, and recorded only on one side. They were made most probably before 1904…”