Today is Wendy Carlos's 80th birthday!
She is a pioneer of electronic music, best known for composing the score of TRON (1982) and for her ground-breaking album, "Switched-On Bach" (1968.) In 1978, she came out publicly as a transgender woman, one of the few public figures to do so at the time.
If you enjoy electronic music today, you can thank Wendy Carlos!
Check out this BBC interview from '89:
@katwylder Damn, didn't know that Wendy Carlos was even still alive.
Speaking of Wendy Carlos, electronic music, and fun, I leave this here:
as we see in this video cats were involved in the development of electronic music as well 😸
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