At the Jaarbeurs in 1919 Idzerda plays the tunes of this music box for the microphone. It is the first music which is broadcast wirelessly in the Netherlands through the ether. The mechanical music box is in the possession of the Idzerda family.


  • Title: Music box with the first radio tune
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 1918
  • Location: The Hague, The Netherlands
  • Type: object
  • Rights: CCbySA

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