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Ernst Fischer (Composer)

Born: 10th April 1900, Magdeburg, Germany

Died: 10th July 1975, Locarno, Switzerland

Nationality: German

Ernst Fischer was a German composer of operettas, film music, orchestral suites, songs, and piano works, and is best known for his large scale light music compositions.

From 1916 to 1922, Fischer was a student at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt and the Stern Conservatory in Berlin. In 1926, he became a Berlin silent film organist and author of cinema music. He composed a number of piano solos in the then-popular idiom of novelty piano. He also was an arranger for the works of others, such as Carl Robrecht.

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