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Oskar Fischinger's 117th birthday: Google dedicates doodle to honor filmmaker and abstract animator

To mark his 117th birthday Google wants you to think new and visual music composition of your own in honor of filmmaker and abstract animator Oskar Fischinger.


  |  Updated On : June 22, 2017 09:13 AM
 Oskar Fischinger's 117th birthday

Oskar Fischinger's 117th birthday

New Delhi :  

Google on Thursday highlighted the work of Oskar Fischinger, the German-American artist, musician and filmmaker who created incredible works of animated art set to music by dediacting Doodle.

To mark his 117th birthday Google wants you to think new and visual music composition of your own in honor of filmmaker and abstract animator Oskar Fischinger.

The artist's died in 1967, was known for pairing abstract visuals with music, long before computer graphics and music videos.

Oskar Fischinger made around 50 short films and painted around 800 canvases that holds a place in museums, galleries and collections across the globe.

This German-American abstract animator, filmmaker, and painter, notable for creating abstract musical animation many decades before the appearance of computer graphics and music videos. He created special effects for Fritz Lang's 1929 Woman In The Moon, one of the first sci-fi rocket movies.

One of Oskar Fischinger’s famous quotes was, “Music is not limited to the world of sound. There exists a music of the visual world,” is one of Fischinger’s famous quotes.”

First Published: Thursday, June 22, 2017 08:37 AM


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