Tom Rhea


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Former Salesman
Company Name
Moog Music

Tom Rhea was hired by David Van Koevering to sell Moog Modular Systems when the Minimoog was being introduced. As a result, Tom was there to witness the major impact that Bob Moog's products had both on the industry, and music as well. Tom was commissioned to write the Minimoog Model D Owner's Manual, and wrote many others for Moog, Crumar, and others. More recently, Tom is a noted public lecturer on the history of electronic musical instruments, electronics in the soundtrack, and is a longtime teacher in the Electronic Production and Design Department at Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA.