A number of inventors believed that voice and sounds might be carried over wires and all worked toward it but there was only one that ended up figuring it out. The first to achieve this everlasting success was a Scottish-born American inventor , Alexander Graham Bell, a teacher for the deaf in Boston, Massachusetts.
Bell was born on March 3, 1847, in Edinburgh, Scotland, and was taught at the universities of Edinburgh and London. He moved to Canada in 1870 and to the United States in 1871. In the United States he began teaching deaf-mutes, publicizing the system called visible speech . His father, who was a Scottish teacher, developed visible speech, Alexander Melville Bell. Visible speech shows how the lips, tongue, and throat are used in the making of sound out of the mouth. In 1872 Bell opened a school to train teachers of the deaf in Boston. The school soon became part of Boston University, where Bell was assigned the professor of vocal...