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Also Known As: Died: February 1, 1967
Born: June 22, 1900 Cause of Death: stroke
Birth Place: Gelnhausen, Germany Profession:

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Pioneer animator known for his early application of jazz and classical music to cartoons. Fischinger also created special effects on "The Big Broadcast of 1937" (1936) and on Fritz Lang's "The Woman in the Moon" (1929) and won critical acclaim for his abstract films "Composition in Blue" (1935) and "Motion Painting No. 1" (1949).

Pioneer animator known for his early application of jazz and classical music to cartoons. Fischinger also created special effects on "The Big Broadcast of 1937" (1936) and on Fritz Lang's "The Woman in the Moon" (1929) and won critical acclaim for his abstract films "Composition in Blue" (1935) and "Motion Painting No. 1" (1949).

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  Allegretto (1936) Director
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  Komposition in Blau (1935) Director
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  Motion Painting No. 1 (1949) Director
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wife:
Elfriede Fischinger. Costume designer. Born c. 1910 in Germany; married Fischinger in 1933; survived him; died on May 13, 1999 at age 88.

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