Robert Moog

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1934 – 2005

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Who was Robert Moog?

Robert Arthur "Bob" Moog, founder of Moog Music, was an American pioneer of electronic music, best known as the inventor of the Moog synthesizer.

Moog's innovative electronic design is employed in numerous synthesizers including the Minimoog Model D, Minimoog Voyager, Little Phatty, Moog Taurus Bass Pedals, Moog Minitaur, and the Moogerfooger line of effects pedals.

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Born
May 23, 1934
New York City
Also known as
  • Robert Arthur Moog
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • White American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • The Bronx High School of Science
    ( - 1952)
  • Bachelor's degree, Queens College, City University of New York
    Physics
    ( - 1957)
  • Bachelor's degree, Columbia University
    Electrical engineering
  • PhD, Cornell University
    Engineering physics
    ( - 1965)
Employment
  • Kurzweil Music Systems
    (1984 - 1988)
Lived in
  • New York City
Died
Aug 21, 2005
Asheville

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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