Robert Moog

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Robert MoogName: Robert Moog

Born: May 23, 1934, in New York City, New York, USA

Death: August 21, 2005 (Age: 71)

Computer-related contributions

  • American pioneer of electronic music, best known as the inventor of the Moog synthesizer.

Honors and awards

  • Honorary doctorates from Polytechnic Institute of New York University and Lycoming College.
  • Grammy Trustees Award for lifetime achievement (1970).
  • Special Merit/Technical Grammy Award (2002).