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21/08/2005 Robert Moog, inventor of the synthesiser, dies

Robert Arthur Moog, a founder of Moog Music, was an American engineer and pioneer of electronic music, best known as the inventor of the Moog synthesizer. Moog was diagnosed with a glioblastoma multiforme brain tumor in April and died three months later, at the age of 71 in Asheville, North Carolina.

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