Tom Rhea

Tom Rhea introduced analog synthesizers internationally as a Moog clinician, functional design consultant, artist relations specialist, documentation writer, and marketing executive. He authored articles in Computer Music Journal, and wrote owner’s manuals, e.g. Minimoog Model D Operation Manual (1974). A noted historian, his PhD The Evolution of Electronic Musical Instruments in the United States (1972), and Keyboard magazine “Electronic Perspectives” columns are cited in The New Harvard Dictionary of Music, The New Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments, and The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments, 2nd edition. He conceived of, and wrote the first music for Oxylights, the world’s largest permanent music & light installation (Niagara Falls, NY), recognized in The Guinness Book of World Records.