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.
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.
Born in Greiz, Germany, in 1910, Sala was immersed in music since birth.
According to mixedarticle.com, the German physicist enjoyed traveling with his wife, Kathe, on his birth anniversary.
Who Is Oskar Sala Wife, Kathe Sala?
Oskar Sala was married to Kathe Sala, his travel companion who sadly passed away in 1999.
As part of their travels, Oskar and Kathe visited Italy, Greece, Egypt, and the United States.
He enjoyed vacationing with his wife and loved being with her.
Oskar Sala as a composer and a pioneer of electronic music.
Sala was immersed in music since birth as his mother Annemarie (1887–1959) worked as a singer, and his father Paul (1874–1932) was an ophthalmologist who fostered his musical talent, wrote Google in its post.
At the age of 14, Sala began to create compositions and songs on instruments – the violin and piano.
Later, he mastered the trautonium which further inspired his studies in physics and composition at school.
The electronic music composer studied physics at the University of Berlin to further expand his knowledge of mathematics and natural sciences.
The German composer and physicist has won several awards for his work, done several interviews, met numerous artists, and was honoured in radio broadcasts and movies.
Sala, in 1995, donated his trautonium to the German Museum for Contemporary Technology.
He also built the Quartett-Trautonium, Concert Trautonium and the Volkstrautonium. Sala’s Volkstrautonium was presented to the public at the Berliner Funkausstellung radio exhibition in 1933.
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