Polyphon is a disc-playing music box, a mechanical device first manufactured by the Polyphon Musikwerke, located in Leipzig, Germany. Invented in 1870, full-scale production started around 1897 and continued into the early 1900s. Polyphons were exported all over world and music was supplied for the English, French and German markets, as well as further afield, with music cataloged for the Russian, Polish and Balkan regions. Polyphon is also a record label as registered by German Polyphon Musikwerke AG in 1908. Polyphon handled as Polydor label since 1913 with their trademarks Polyphon Musik and Polyphon Record.

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  • Polyphon ist der Markenname eines selbstspielenden mechanischen Musikinstruments, das von der Firma Polyphon-Musikwerke AG in Wahren bei Leipzig um die Jahrhundertwende 1900 hergestellt wurde. Der Begriff polyphon kommt vom altgriech. πολύ polý „viel“ und φωνή phonḗ „Stimme“, also „vielstimmig“. (de)
  • Pour les articles homonymes, voir Polyphon (homonymie). Un Polyphon est le nom commercial d'une boîte à musique à disque du XIXe siècle. (fr)
  • Polyphon is a disc-playing music box, a mechanical device first manufactured by the Polyphon Musikwerke, located in Leipzig, Germany. Invented in 1870, full-scale production started around 1897 and continued into the early 1900s. Polyphons were exported all over world and music was supplied for the English, French and German markets, as well as further afield, with music cataloged for the Russian, Polish and Balkan regions. Polyphon is also a record label as registered by German Polyphon Musikwerke AG in 1908. Polyphon handled as Polydor label since 1913 with their trademarks Polyphon Musik and Polyphon Record. (en)
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  • Polyphon ist der Markenname eines selbstspielenden mechanischen Musikinstruments, das von der Firma Polyphon-Musikwerke AG in Wahren bei Leipzig um die Jahrhundertwende 1900 hergestellt wurde. Der Begriff polyphon kommt vom altgriech. πολύ polý „viel“ und φωνή phonḗ „Stimme“, also „vielstimmig“. (de)
  • Pour les articles homonymes, voir Polyphon (homonymie). Un Polyphon est le nom commercial d'une boîte à musique à disque du XIXe siècle. (fr)
  • Polyphon is a disc-playing music box, a mechanical device first manufactured by the Polyphon Musikwerke, located in Leipzig, Germany. Invented in 1870, full-scale production started around 1897 and continued into the early 1900s. Polyphons were exported all over world and music was supplied for the English, French and German markets, as well as further afield, with music cataloged for the Russian, Polish and Balkan regions. Polyphon is also a record label as registered by German Polyphon Musikwerke AG in 1908. Polyphon handled as Polydor label since 1913 with their trademarks Polyphon Musik and Polyphon Record. (en)
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  • Polyphon (Musikautomat) (de)
  • Polyphon (musique) (fr)
  • Polyphon (en)
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