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Fri, 2017-Jun-23 02:12 UTC
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Welcome to popular Wiki of the Day where we read the summary of a popular Wikipedia page every day.
With 381,490 views on Thursday, 22 June 2017 our article of the day is Oskar Fischinger.
Oskar Wilhelm Fischinger (22 June 1900 – 31 January 1967) was a 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. He made over 50 short films, and painted around 800 canvases, many of which are in museums, galleries and collections worldwide. Among his film works is Motion Painting No. 1 (1947), which is now listed on the National Film Registry of the U.S. Library of Congress.
This recording reflects the Wikipedia text as of 02:12 UTC on Friday, 23 June 2017.
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