Moog, Bob (Robert), 1934-2005

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Robert Arthur Moog (/moʊɡ/ MOHG; May 23, 1934 – August 21, 2005) was an American engineer and pioneer of electronic music. He was the founder of Moog Music and the inventor of the first commercial synthesizer, the Moog synthesizer, debuted in 1964. This was followed in 1970 by a more portable model, the Minimoog, described as the most famous and influential synthesizer in history.
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associatedWith Belar, Herbert, 1901-1997. person
correspondedWith Henry, Otto, 1933- person
correspondedWith Mel Powell person
associatedWith Mel Powell person
correspondedWith Moldenhauer, Hans, collector. person
associatedWith North Carolina State University. Engineering Operations Program. corporateBody
associatedWith Powell, Mel. person
associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
New York City NY US
Asheville NC US
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Synthesizer (Musical instrument)
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Engineers
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Birth 1934-05-23

Death 2005-08-21

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Americans

English

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