Stephen Thornton's Diaries

mag diary

Michael Gerzon - Audio Pioneer.  1945 - 1996

A personal account of early work and experiments, with words and pictures by Stephen Thornton.  Stephen was an original member of the OUTRS who comprehensively documented their experiments, both as photographer and through this fascinating diary.

This material was originally displayed at  Reproduced with the kind permission of Stephen Thornton's family.

Michael was a remarkable character whose deep contributions to audio are now becoming more widely appreciated. This is a non-technical account aimed at bringing his early work to a wider audience. It contains descriptions of his published articles and a blow-by-blow account of experimental sessions, illustrated by dozens of contemporary photographs. These give a fascinating insight into a unique individual.