Otto Henry Papers, 1948-2006
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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....
Otto Henry was born in Reno, Nevada in 1933 and was raised in Swananoa, North Carolina. He joined the United States Army in 1954 and played French Horn in the Army band while stationed in Governor's Island, New York City and Panama. After leaving the service, he earned BM and AM degrees in composition from Boston University. He then enrolled at Tulane University, established the Newcomb College Electronic Music Studio, and earned a Ph.D in 1970, writing one of the first dissertations on electron...