Suresh Chandvankar

Dr. Suresh Chandvankar (B.1952 in Pune) is a retired physicist. He worked in the area of semiconductor materials & devices...

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Dr. Suresh Chandvankar (B.1952 in Pune) is a retired physicist. He worked in the area of semiconductor materials & devices at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (Mumbai, India) for 36 years from 1976-2012. He is a founder member and Hon. Secretary of 'Society of Indian Record Collectors', a Mumbai based organization formed in 1990. Society works in preserving old gramophone records in all formats and brings together the audio collectors for social communication. Guided listening sessions are held regularly at many places in Mumbai and other cities. He is editor of the magazine - 'The Record News' (1991-2012) and all the issues of magazine are available online. He attends national and international conferences, workshops and symposiums on collections and archiving. He has published over 100 articles on records and music in newspapers and magazines. He is also involved in the digitization projects of early sound recordings, especially from 78-rpm era.

 

References
1] https://dsal.uchicago.edu/books/trn/
2] https://sounds.bl.uk/World-and-traditional-music/Young-India-record-label-collection
3] https://eap.bl.uk/project/EAP468
4] https://scroll.in/magazine/906432/how-a-mumbai-scientist-helped-bring-together-indias-obsessive-record-collectors

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MCubed Library Sat 6 Jul 05:00 pm to 06:30 pm Available
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