a music typewriter

This ad, from a 1939 concert program, is for a musician’s typewriter. Look at the price – $70 in 1939 would be $1222 in 2019 dollars!

This Corona typewriter takes its place in a long line of music typewriter inventions. You can find out more about music typewriters and other ways composers have printed their music from the Middle Ages up to recent technologies on this site devoted to the fascinating history of music printing.

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