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    Herb Deutsch, co-inventor of Moog synthesiser, dies, aged 90

    Herb Deutsch, composer, professor and co-inventor of the Moog synthesiser, has died at the age of 90.

    The Bob Moog Foundation shared the news of Deutsch’s passing on 9th December via Instagram. “There is nobody more important to the Moog legacy than Herb,” the statement reads. “His deep creativity, curiosity, intelligence, and pursuit of musical frontiers prompted Bob Moog to design the first Moog synthesizer with Herb’s invaluable guidance and collaboration.”

    Herb Deutsch was born on Long Island, New York in 1932 and started learning how to play music as young as four, developing that passion all through his childhood and eventually earning a master’s degree from the Manhattan School of Music. In 1963, Deutsch introduced…

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