German animator, visual artist, and filmmaker who is widely recognized for having created animated sequences set to music decades prior to the advent of computer-generated imagery.
He apprenticed at an organ manufacturing facility and worked as a draftsman for an architect.
He contributed to Walt Disney's 1940 animated feature Pinocchio.
He married his wife Elfriede Fischinger in 1932.
In 1929, he worked on special effects for director Fritz Lang's Woman in the Moon.