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Google doodle honours Robert Moog on his 78th birthday

The doodle, a Moog synthesizer, allows the users to create their own music using volume, mixer, oscillators, filter and envelope controls.

BT Online Bureau        Last Updated: May 23, 2012  | 10:00 IST

Celebrating the 78th birthday of late Robert Moog, the inventor of electronic synthesizer, Google came up with an interactive doodle on Wednesday.

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The doodle, a Moog synthesizer, not only allows the users to create their own music but has use volume, mixer, oscillators, filter and envelope controls as well.

Robert Moog, the founder of Moog Music, was born on May 23, 1934 in New York.

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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, the Animoog ios app, and the Moogerfooger line of effects pedals.

Moog received a Grammy Trustees Award for lifetime achievement in 1970.

He died on August 21, 2005, due to brain tumour.

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