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Tribute to the Discoverer of the Laryngoscope
The municipal council of Madrid has rendered a tribute to the memory of the inventor of the laryngoscope, Manuel Garcia, unveiling on the anniversary of his birth a tablet on the house where he was born, March 17, 1805. The National Academy of Medicine also took a prominent part in the ceremonies. The municipal council, led by the mayor, went in state to the academy. A special session was devoted there to the professor of music whose method of examination has permitted the development of one of the most scientific branches of medicine. When the session was over, members of the academy and of the municipal council went with all ceremony to Reloj Street, where Garcia's house is located, to unveil the tablet in which appears in high relief the musician's portrait.In the academy the main address was made by a laryngologist,
MADRID. JAMA. 1925;84(5):385. doi:10.1001/jama.1925.02660310059028