After the war, the German inventor hired 45 employees and began manufacturing electrical appliances, later turning to radio electronics. Grundig radio sets were known even in the Soviet Union, behind the Iron Curtain. And not only to those who were rich enough and could travel abroad but also to all admirers of Vladimir Vysotsky’s art. For the lyrics of his song about a deranged work-at-home dentist in the Kanatchikova Dacha mental asylum who tuned his Grunding to West German stations at night were known to virtually everyone.
On May 7, 1908, German inventor Max Grundig was born