Women’s History Month Profiles: Suzanne Ciani, Sound Designer and Electronic Music Pioneer

During Women’s History Month, Fair360, formerly DiversityInc is honoring a series of female innovators and history makers like Suzanne Ciani. Check back throughout March to learn about more important figures.

Born: June 4, 1946, Indiana
Best known for: Pioneering the genre of electronic music both artistically and commercially.

Suzanne Ciani, dubbed the “diva of the diode” and “America’s first female synth hero” is responsible for the pop-and-pour sound featured in Coca-Cola commercials, the noises of the Bally “Xenon” pinball machine and many more. She is a five-time Grammy-nominated composer and recording artist who has released over 20 solo albums in a career that has spanned decades.

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