Is there any evidence that Theremon 762's name was based on a theremin?

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Is there any evidence that Theremon 762's name was based on a theremin?

Post by SneakySparrow » Fri Jan 31, 2020 1:22 am

In Isaac Asimov's novel and short story (short story later expanded) Nightfall, there's a character named "Theremon 762".

The whole novel is about darkness and innate fear, and a theremin, a type of musical instrument, is known for being used to convey a sense of suspense or fear.

Is there any evidence that Asimov based Theremin 762's name on the instrument?

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