Google paid tribute to Oskar Sala by a doodle
Google Doodle Today: On July 18, Google paid tribute to Oskar Sala on its platform by remembering him on his 112th birthday. After all, who was Oskar Sala? And remembering which of his great works did Google pay tribute to him? Oskar Sala was an innovative electronic music composer and physicist. He gave sound effects in many movie productions, TV serials and radio. He was known for creating sound effects on a musical instrument called the Mixture-Trutonium.
Oskar Sala's childhood
Oskar Sala was born in the year 1910 in Germany. He had a lot of interest in music since childhood. Oskar's mother was a singer and his father was an ophthalmologist. At the age of 14, Oskar started making music and songs with the help of violin and piano. When Oskar first heard about trautonium, he was very excited. They were quite surprised by the way trautonium worked. He liked this technology very much. Oskar devoted his entire life to learning and developing the trautonium. Let us tell you that he promoted his studies in physics and composition in school.
Oskar Sala's Mixture-Trutonium
Oskar had made Mixture-Trutonium while studying. Behind this construction, the education of his composer and electro engineer proved to be of great use. The music made by him made him different from everyone else. His style was different. The device he made was so rich that it could make many types of sounds at the same time.
Also worked for radio and TV
Oskar Sala composed music and sound effects for many TV and radio shows during his lifetime. If we talk about some of his famous music compositions, then they include Rosemary (1959) and The Birds (1962). Oskar used to make the sound of birds, doors and windows colliding with the device made by him.
Received many awards
Oskar Sala was awarded with many awards for his works. He worked with many artists during his lifetime. In 1995, he gave his original Mixture Trautonium to be kept in the German Museum. Along with this, Oskar also made devices named Quartett-Trautonium, Concert Trautonium and Volkstrautonium. It was because of the work done by Oskar that people came to know about subharmonics. He was also known as One Man Orchestra.