|Occupation(s) :||hlist Singer songwriter keyboardist musician|
Michael Thomas Pinder (born 27 December 1941 in Erdington, Birmingham) is an English rock musician, and is a founding member and original keyboard player of the British rock group the Moody Blues. He left the group following the recording of the band’s ninth album Octave in 1978. He is especially noted for his technological contribution to music. In 2018, Pinder was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Moody Blues.