Posts tagged with "pathe"

15. October 2021
Shanghai Art Deco and Bespoke Shanghai are organizing a guided trip to the city November 19-21. Details at
11. June 2021
Pathé Records was the first major record company in China. The company was a subsidiary of the Pathé Records based in France, then Columbia Records and later of EMI Group, which was broken up in 2012. Around the beginning of the 20th century, a young Frenchman named Labansat set up an outdoor stall on Tibet Road in Shanghai and played gramophone records to Chinese citizens who were curious. He charged 10 cents to listen to a novelty record called "Laughing Foreigners". Anyone capable of...