Oskar Sala

Google is celebrating the 112th birthday of innovative electronic musician and German physicist Oskar Sala on July 18 with a special Google Doodle.

Oskar Sala

Largely recognised for producing sound effects on a musical instrument called a mixture-trautonium, Sala electrified the

Oskar Sala

world of television, radio, and film with musical pieces such as  Rosemary (1959) and  The Birds (1962), Google wrote in a blog post.

Oskar Sala

Oscar Sala Born in Germany in 1910 to parents with a natural talent for music, Sala began composing and

Oskar Sala

When Sala first heard about a device called the trautonium, he became fascinated by the tonal possibilities and the technology the instrument offered.

Oskar Sala

This new focus led Sala to develop his own instrument called the mixture-trautonium. With his education as a composer and an electro-engineer

Oskar Sala

The mixture-trautonium’s architecture is so unique that it was capable of playing several sounds or voices simultaneously

Oskar Sala

Oskar Sala became very well known as he went on to give many interviews, meeting numerous artists and being honored in radio