Bob Heil

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Birthday
5, 1940
Birthplace
Illinois
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
5, 1940 (age 78)
Birthplace
Illinois

About

American sound and radio engineer who created the template for modern rock sound systems. He invented the Heil Talk Box which was often used by Peter Frampton and Joe Walsh to make their guitars sound as if they were speaking.

Before Fame

He started out as a theater organ musician when he was young and performed at restaurants when he was 14 years old.

Trivia

He won the title of International Amateur Radio Operator of the Year in 1982.

Family Life

He has two daughters and a step-son with his wife Sarah.

Associated With

Richie Sambora, of the band BonJovi, was also an avid user of the Heil Talk Box.