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Leon Theremin (1896–1993)

Leon Theremin was born on August 15, 1896 in St. Petersburg, Russia as Lev Sergevitch Termen. He was married to Maria, Lavinia Williams and Katia Constantina. He died on November 3, 1993 in Moscow, Russia. See full bio »


(age 97) in Moscow, Russia

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 2008 Theremin (Short) (special thanks)
 1993 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey (Documentary) (gratitude and love to - as Lev Sergeivich Termen)
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 2013 Elektro Moskva (Documentary)
 1993 Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey (Documentary)
Himself - Inventor of the Theremin
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 2010 Mysteries at the Museum (TV Series documentary)

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Lev Sergeivich Termen

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At the height of his popularity in the 1930's in New York City, he was kidnapped by Soviet agents, under direct orders by Stalin, and brought back to the Soviet Union, where he was forced to design electronic surveillence devices. See more »

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