Laurens Hammond

Laurens Hammond (* 11. January 1895 in Evanston, Illinois, the USA; † 3. July 1973) was an US-American businessman and is the inventor of the Hammondorgel.

From 1898 to 1909 its family in Europe in Geneva , Dresden and Paris lived. At the time of the back settlement to America Hammond apart from English spoke also German and French flowing. It studied to the Cornell University and received its conclusion in the year 1916.

After its conclusion it pulled to a company for naval engines to Detroit and worked for the Gray engine company . 1920 it invented the clock with calm spring release. This brought in as much money for it that he could leave its company. It continued to develop now in New York in private work at engines and other one and to 19. January 1934 it submitted the patent for the Hammondorgel .

Hammond received time of its life of 80 patents.


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