Google Doodle celebrates Oskar Sala’s 112th birthday

Today, Doodle for Google is celebrating Oskar Sala’s 112th birthday, he was an innovative electronic music composer, recognized for producing immersive sound effects.

On this day, 112 years ago, he was born in Greiz, Germany, in 1910. At the young age of 14, Sala started creating compositions and songs from multiple instruments, including violin and piano.

Since Oskar Sala heard about the music device called the trautonium, he kept getting fascinated by the instrument by recognizing the tonal possibilities and the great technology. His deep interest in the instrument led him to develop his own music instrument named the mixture-trautonium.

The mixture-trautonium’s unique architecture produces amazing electronic music and is capable of playing multiple sound effects or voices simultaneously. People especially in European regions celebrate Oskar Sala’s 112th birthday for his considerable contribution to the music industry.

Sala also built the Quartett-Trautonium, Concert Trautonium and the Volkstrautonium. His efforts in electronic music opened the field of subharmonics. With his dedication and creative energy, he became a one-man orchestra. 

The new “Oskar Sala’s 112th birthday” Doodle artwork is now displayed on the homepage of Google in the US, Mexico, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Germany, Iceland, the UK, Ireland, Greece, Bulgaria, Sweden, India, and New Zealand.

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