Google, the most popular search engine, has come out with another captivating doodle today. Today's doodle is designed to commemorate Robert Arthur "Bob" Moog, an American music enthusiastic and founder of Moog Music, who is widely known for his unique invention the Moog synthesizer.
The interactive doodle celebrates the Robert Moog's 78th birthday and also pays tribute to the American pioneer of electronic music.
His invention 'Moog synthesizer' is the pioneer of electronic musical instrument. This innovation inspired many and also used in creating numerous synthesizers which usually include the Minimoog Voyager, Little Phatty, Moog Minitaur, Moog Taurus Bass Pedals, Minimoog Model D, the Animoog ios app, and the Moogerfooger line of effects pedals.
Moog, (May 23, 1934 - August 21, 2005), has an impressive educational background. He has earned his bachelor's degree in physics from from Queens College, New York (1957) and also Ph.D. in engineering physics from Cornell University.
For his exceptional work he was also conferred awards including honorary doctorates. in 1970, he received a Grammy Trustees Award.
Moog's contribution to the music was also commemorated with a Special Merit/Technical Grammy Award, and an honorary doctorate degree from Berklee College of Music.
In 2005, he was diagnosed with a glioblastoma multiforme brain tumor and eventually died at the age of 71 in Asheville, North Carolina on August 21 in the same year.
Today's interesting Google doodle displays a virtual synthesizer that allow users to create music by clicking the keys. The doodle even allow users to play with the settings of the keyboard to compose and record music so that users can play them later.
Google has also provided the option to share the doodle by integrating the Google+.