The author (right) with Dr. Robert Moog.

Humble to the point of self-effacement, and driven only by the desire to solve others’ problems as best he can. Yet, he was both a successful businessman and even a cult figure. In 2004, I interviewed the man who invented the synthesizer, Dr. Robert Moog, for the Danish online magazine Soundvenue. He died in August 2005, at the age of 71.