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Robert Arthur Moog ( the inventor of the Moog synthesizer)

Engineer and inventor, Robert Moog was credited with creating the first practical synthesizer, the Moog synthesizer, as well as other electronic equipment related to the production, performance, and recording of popular music. His synthesizer, in particular, was considered key to the development of popular music in the 1960s and beyond.

Major achievements

  • invention of Moog synthesizer, 1964

Membership

  • Fellow Audio Engineering Society (Silver medal 1984); Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Personality

Interests

Gardening

Connections

  • father: George - engineer
  • mother: Shirley - teacher
  • ex-wife: Shirley May Leigh
  • Wife: Ileana Moog
  • children: Laura, Renee, Michelle, Matthew, Miranda
Robert Arthur Moog
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Died August 21, 2005
(aged 71)
Nationality
  • 1957
    Queens College
  • 1957
    Columbia University
  • 1965
    Cornell University
  • 1975
    Lycoming College
  • 1985
    New York Polytech. University
  • 1954 - 1977
    President, Moog Music
    Buffalo, New York, United States
  • 1978 - 2002
    President, Moog Music
    Leicester, United Kingdom
  • 1984 - 1989
    vice president, new product research Kurzweil Music Systems
    Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
  • 2002 - 2005
    President, Moog Music
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Elena Stolik last changed 09/02/2013 view changes
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