All good men gone

Mr. Robert Moog, the creator of the electronic music synthesizer that bears his name and that became ubiquitous among both experimental composers and rock musicians in the 1960’s and 1970’s, died on Sunday at his home in Ashville, N.C. He was only 71.

Mr. Luc Ferrari passed away on Monday 08/22/05, in Arezzo, Italy. As director of the Groupe de Recherche Musicale from 1959 to 1960, he worked closely with Pierre Schaeffer, who coined the term musique concrète. Luc Ferrari also founded in 1981 "la muse en circuit" creation center. He was only 76. Full details, in French, at Le Monde.

*Note from the editor: Contents and links from this post, written in June of the year 2005, have been revised and updated in the year 2012.
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