Clare Fischer

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Birthday
22, 1928
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Jan 26, 2012 (83)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
22, 1928
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Jan 26, 2012 (83)

About

Versatile musician who arranged and composed more than 50 albums. He greatly influenced Herbie Hancock.

Before Fame

His breakthrough came in the five years he spent with the musically pioneering group The Hi-Lo's.

Trivia

He composed the jazz standard Pensativa and a salsa standard called Morning, winning a Grammy Award for his album Clare Fischer & Salsa Picante Present "2 + 2" from 1981.

Family Life

He was born in Durand, Michigan, the third of four children to a family of European descent.

Associated With

He collaborated with such renowned artists as singer Natalie Cole, former Beatle Paul McCartney, and the King of Pop himself, Michael Jackson.