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Robert Arthur Moog Edit Profile

also known as the inventor of the Moog synthesizer

executive

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.

Achievements

  • invention of Moog synthesizer, 1964

Membership

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

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening

Connections

father:
George - Engineer

mother:
Shirley - teacher

ex-wife:
Shirley May Leigh

wife:
Ileana Moog

Children:
Laura, Renee, Michelle, Matthew, Miranda