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Wendy Carlos

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Wendy Carlos 1958

Wendy Carlos is an American composer and musician. She was born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.[1] She is known as one of the first people to use electric instruments to make music. In 1968, she released her music album "Switched on Bach". This album used many new electric instruments including the Moog Synthesizer. It won three Grammy Awards. She also did the music for movies. These include A Clockwork Orange, The Shining, and Tron. In 1972, Carlos had a medical operation to change her body from male to female.[2]

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  2. LLC, New York Media (2 April 1979). "New York Magazine". New York Media, LLC – via Google Books.

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