Submitted for your approval: the strange case of Leon Theremin, a Russian scientist born in 1896 who emigrated to America, where he invented his namesake musical instrument, an electronic device that is played by waving your hands in the air. The Theremin's woo-wooooooo sound has been heard in hundreds of creep-out horror flicks and has been used in everything from Hitchcock's Spellbound to The Beach Boys' "Good Vibrations."

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