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Léon Theremin

Lev Termen demonstrating Termenvox, c. December 1927
Born Lev Sergeyevich Termen
(1896-08-15)15 August 1896
Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire
Died 3 November 1993(1993-11-03) (aged 97)
Moscow, Russia
Occupation engineer, physicist
Known for Theremin, The Thing

I conceived of an instrument that would create sound without using any mechanical energy, like the conductor of an orchestra. The orchestra plays mechanically, using mechanical energy; the conductor just moves his hands, and his movements have an effect on the music artistry.
Leon Theremin
There was one man who was interested in the color of music, the connection between light and music, and that was Einstein.
Leon Theremin