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Lineage

Prestige

Three Generations of Grado

 

1950

Joseph Grado, a watchmaker at Tiffany, begins making phono cartridges by hand at home in Brooklyn.

1965

John Grado's first day at Grado at the age of 12 sweeping the floors. Joseph takes his nephew John under his wing to teach him about everything from sound to electrical engineering.

1991

John builds the first Grado headphone. John, Loretta (his wife), and one more employee are all that make up the 3 person company. Jonathan Grado is born.