John Eaton

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John Eaton spent the latter part of the 1960s composing for electronic musical instruments such as early synthesizers developed by Robert Moog and Paul Ketoff. His microtonal music included several works for live performances such as “Song for R. P. B” in 1964 in which John played the Syn-Ket and “Duet” in 1967 using the Moog synthesizer. John’s music career also included composing over 20 operas and serving as professor of composition at the University of Chicago.