Composer and Electronic Music Pioneer Joel Chadabe has Died, Age 82

A pioneer in the development of electronic music and interactive music systems, Mr. Chadabe created the first major Moog Synthesizer studio at SUNY Albany


Subtitle: The composer passed away peacefully at his home in Albany, New York

The founder of the software company Intelligent Music, he also established the Electronic Music Foundation, a non-profit organization that aims to "increase public understanding of the role that electronic music, in its myriad forms and technologies, plays in our world."

As a pedagogue, Mr. Chadabe was named professor emeritus at the University at Albany and was also a faculty member at Bennington College, Manhattan School of Music, and New York University.

Our condolences are with Mr. Chadabe family, friends, students, and colleagues.