Leon Theremin bio

Birth Name: Leon Theremin

Occupation: Engineer

Place Of Birth: Russia

Date Of Birth: August15, 1896

Date Of Death: November 3, 1993

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Leon Theremin was born on the 15th of August, 1896. He was popular for being a Engineer. Russian electrical engineer who invented the Theremin, one of first electronic musical instruments. He also invented several espionage devices for the Soviet Union including “The Thing,” one of the first cover listening devices which became known as “bugs”.

Leon Theremin was born in Russia. Growing up he played the cello and enjoyed studying electronics. He conducted the first-ever electronic orchestra, which featured the theremin and other electronic instruments including a “fingerboard” theremin.

Leon Theremin was a Leo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

JUMP TO: Leon Theremin’s biography, facts, family, personal life, zodiac, videos and related celebs.


Leon Theremin was born in 1890s.

Leon Theremin is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Leon’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Leon Theremin’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Leon Theremin’s parents.

Associated with

Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Leon Theremin kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Leon Theremin was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Leon Theremin
BIRTH DAY:Saturday
DEATH DAY:Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Leon Theremin was a Leo. People of this zodiac sign like to be admired, expensive things, bright colors, and dislike being ignored, facing difficulties, not being treated specially. The strengths of this sign are being creative, passionate, generous, warm-hearted, cheerful, humorous, while weaknesses can be arrogant, stubborn, self-centered, lazy and inflexible. The greatest overall compatibility with Leo is Aquarius, Gemini.

Chinese Zodiac: Leon Theremin was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: Leon Theremin had a ruling planet of Sun and has a ruling planet of Sun and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Sun. The Sun is about vitality and is the core giver of life. It is also known as being the most generous and noble of signs. People who are born with the Sun as the ruling planet are courageous, self-expressive and bold.

Leon Theremin’s birth sign is Leo and he had a ruling planet of Sun.

Don’t miss

Who’s the richest Engineer in the world?
Who are the richest people in the world?
When is Leon Theremin’s birthday?

Fans also viewed

Alec Reeves


Fact Check: We strive for accuracy and fairness. If you see something that doesn’t look right, contact us. This page is updated often with latest details about Leon Theremin. Bookmark this page and come back often for updates.