Death of Clare Fischer

October 22, 1928 - January 27, 2012
Burbank, California | Age 83

Grammy-winning composer dies at 83
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SHAYA TAYEFE MOHAJER, The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clare Fischer, a Grammy-winning composer who wrote scores for television and movies and worked with legendary musicians like Dizzy Gillespie, has died. He was 83.

Fischer died Thursday at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank after suffering a heart attack two weeks ago, family spokeswoman Claris Sayadian-Dodge said.

An uncommonly versatile musician, Fischer worked as a composer, arranger, conductor and...

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