Peter Carl Goldmark

An Hungarian-American engineer who, during his time with Columbia Records, was instrumental in developing the long-playing microgroove 33​1⁄3 rpm phonograph disc, the standard for incorporating multiple or lengthy recorded works on a single disc for two generations.

Peter Carl Goldmark (born Goldmark Péter Károly; December 2, 1906 – December 7, 1977) was a Hungarian-American engineer who, during his time with Columbia Records, was instrumental in developing the long-playing microgroove 33​1⁄3 rpm phonograph disc, the standard for incorporating multiple or lengthy recorded works on a single disc for two generations. The LP was introduced by Columbia's Goddard Lieberson in 1948. Lieberson was later president of Columbia Records from 1956–71 and 1973–75. According to György Marx he was one of The Martians.

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