A childhood interest in the theremin, one of the first electronic musical instruments, would lead Moog to a create a career and business that tied the name Moog as tightly to synthesizers as the name Les Paul is to electric guitars.
Despite traveling in circles that included jet-setting rockers, he always considered himself a technician.
“I’m an engineer. I see myself as a toolmaker and the musicians are my customers,” he said in 2000. “They use the tools.”
—Synthesizer Innovator Robert A. Moog Dies (AP|MyWay)
This calls for some sad organ chords with the left hand, some resonant bell chimes on the right, with maybe a very slow Bossa Nova background.