Oskar Fischinger

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Birthday
22, 1900
Birthplace
Gelnhausen, Germany
Death Date
Jan 31, 1967 (66)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
22, 1900
Birthplace
Gelnhausen, Germany
Death Date
Jan 31, 1967 (66)

About

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.

Before Fame

He apprenticed at an organ manufacturing facility and worked as a draftsman for an architect.

Trivia

He contributed to Walt Disney's 1940 animated feature Pinocchio.

Family Life

He married his wife Elfriede Fischinger in 1932.

Associated With

In 1929, he worked on special effects for director Fritz Lang's Woman in the Moon.