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'''Linguaphone Conversational Course''' is an English language course originally released in [[1930]] as a set of [[Wikipedia:Gramophone record#Speeds|78 rpm records]] by the Linguaphone Institute of London. [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] read parts of Lesson 20 "At the Tobacconist's" and Lesson 30 "Wireless", which is the earliest known recording of his voice.<ref name=CG>{{CG|RG}}, p. 822</ref> Tolkien made the recording in July [[1929]].<ref>{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.hammondandscull.com/addenda/chronology.html|articlename=Addenda and Corrigenda to ''The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide'' (2006) Vol. 1: Chronology|dated=|website=HS|accessed=18 February 2012}}</ref>
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'''''Linguaphone Conversational Course''''' is an English language course originally released in [[1930]] as a set of [[Wikipedia:Gramophone record#Speeds|78 rpm records]] by the Linguaphone Institute of London. [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] read parts of Lesson 20 "At the Tobacconist's" and Lesson 30 "Wireless", which is the earliest known recording of his voice.<ref name=CG>{{CG|RG}}, p. 822</ref> Tolkien made the recording in July [[1929]].<ref>{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.hammondandscull.com/addenda/chronology.html|articlename=Addenda and Corrigenda to ''The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide'' (2006) Vol. 1: Chronology|dated=|website=HS|accessed=18 February 2012}}</ref>
  
 
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*[[René van Rossenberg]], "Tolkien and Linguaphone", in [[The Tolkien Collector|''The Tolkien Collector'', Issue 5]]
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"At the Tobacconist's"

Linguaphone Conversational Course is an English language course originally released in 1930 as a set of 78 rpm records by the Linguaphone Institute of London. J.R.R. Tolkien read parts of Lesson 20 "At the Tobacconist's" and Lesson 30 "Wireless", which is the earliest known recording of his voice.[1] Tolkien made the recording in July 1929.[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: II. Reader's Guide, p. 822
  2. "Addenda and Corrigenda to The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide (2006) Vol. 1: Chronology" , Hammond&Scull.com (accessed 18 February 2012)

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