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The Lost Ones

Lev Sergueïevitch Termen's Magical Soviet Instrument

The Lost OnesLev Sergueïevitch Termen's Magical Soviet Instrument

In 1930, New York was bewitched by a new sound, seemingly coming out of thin air: the theremin, invented by the Russian engineer Lev Sergeyevich Termen. He created the first electronic instrument in history, and won praise from both Lenin and Stalin. But he was a double agent, and things would turn sour fast.

Duration :

6 min

Available :

From 13/05/2021 to 27/01/2026

Genre :

Documentaries and Reportage