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Moog, Robert

  • By: James Pyfer
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

1934–

Inventor of the Moog Synthesizer

Robert Moog, a musician, electrical engineer, and physicist, invented the Moog Synthesizer in 1964 to aid in the production of new musical sounds. Using electricity, Moog's synthesizer can imitate the sounds made by any musical instrument, as ...

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