- Category : 1936-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 3/5 - Martyr / Heretic
- Definition : Split - Small (13,20,59)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX The Four Ways 3
American musician, a pioneer of electronic music in pop. He was the featured soloist on Del Shannon's 1961 hit "Runaway", which he co-wrote and on which he played his own invention, the Musitron. Crook also recorded a series of instrumentals, credited as Maximilian. These included "The Snake" (a hit in Argentina), and later "The Twistin' Ghost" and "Greyhound" (both hits in Canada). Max Crook died on 1 July 2020 at age 83.