|Birth name||Götz Gustav Ksinski|
|Born||October 28, 1922|
|Died||December 10, 2019(aged 97)|
|Genres||Electronic, classical, pop, sacred, crossover|
|Occupation(s)||Composer, arranger, keyboardist, conductor|
Gershon Kingsley (born Götz Gustav Ksinski; October 28, 1922 – December 10, 2019) was a German-American composer. His music genre included electronic music and the Moog synthesizer. He was the founder of the First Moog Quartet, as a partner in the electronic music duo Perrey and Kingsley, and writer of rock-inspired compositions for Jewish religious ceremonies.
Kingsley died on December 10, 2019 at the age of 97.
References[change | change source]
- Graham, Dave (April 19, 2010). "Pop pioneer hails Germany despite Holocaust misery". Reuters. Retrieved October 18, 2011.
- Caramanica, Jon (August 21, 2005). "Funny, It Doesn't Sound Jewish – New York Times". The New York Times. Retrieved October 18, 2011.
- Newman, Melinda. "Gershon Kingsley, Moog Synthesizer Pioneer, Dies at 97". Billboard. Retrieved 15 December 2019.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Gershon Kingsley's homepage
- Gershon Kingsley on IMDb
- Gershon Kingsley at the Internet Broadway Database