Ernst Fischer (Composer)
Born: 10th April 1900, Magdeburg, Germany
Died: 10th July 1975, Locarno, Switzerland
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.