When people think of Bob Moog, they undoubtedly recall the fact that he was the inventor of the Moog synthesizer…
a groundbreaking synthesis of electronics, engineering, control voltage, modularity, and musicianship.

What they may not know is the depth and breadth of Bob Moog’s career over the course of his life. Examination of the incredible technological and musical contributions of this innovator reveals the impact his work had on the history of music and popular culture.

This timeline focuses on his career (as opposed to his personal life, Moog Music, or other aspects) and is by no means exhaustive. The scope of Bob’s contributions is vast, and as relevant points emerge, they will be added to here.

If you have information or materials that you would like to share with us to enrich the timeline, please email us
at info@moogfoundation.org.

To get the most out of our timeline, please explore the “Read More” tabs, which will take you to additional assets, including full articles, pages from Bob’s desktop notebooks, schematics, and other archival materials. All of the images are expandable.

The timeline is based on the vast historical materials in the Bob Moog Foundation Archives.
To assist our continued efforts to preserve and share these archives, please make a donation here.

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