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Google marks 112th birth anniversary of physicist & electronic music composer Oskar Sala.

Oskar Sala Birth Anniversary

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Tech giant Google is celebrating the 112th birth anniversary of physicist Oskar Sala who is also an innovative electronic music composer, with its doodle on Monday.

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According to its website, Sala electrified the world of television, radio and film by producing sound effects on a musical instrument called a mixture-trautonium.

Sala was born in Greiz, Germany, in 1910. His mother was a singer and his father was an ophthalmologist who also knew talent.

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Sala began creating compositions and songs for instruments like violin and piano at 14, according to the website.

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With his educational background as a composer and an electro-engineer, he created electronic music that set his style apart from others.

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Sala received several awards for his work. In 1995, he donated his original mixture-trautonium to the German Museum for Contemporary Technology.

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“Sala also built the Quartett-Trautonium, Concert Trautonium and the Volkstrautonium. His efforts in electronic music opened the field of subharmonics.

(Source: Google)

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"With his dedication and creative energy, he became a one-man orchestra,” read the Google site.