Born on this day in 1947, Donald Thomas Scholz, the American rock musician, songwriter, inventor, engineer, and philanthropist, best known as the founder of the band Boston, turns 76. Schulz is also the inventor of the 'Rockman' portable guitar amplifier. Before his musical career, Scholz studied classical piano. He received both a bachelor's degree and a master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and worked for Polaroid Corporation as a senior product design engineer.
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