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Clare Fischer (I) (1928–2012)

Clare Fischer was born on October 22, 1928 in Durand, Michigan, USA as Douglas Clare Fischer. He is known for his work on Clare Fischer: Keep It in the Family (2005), Under the Cherry Moon (1986) and Ridin' High: The Video (1992). He was married to Donna Van Ringelesteyn and Zoe Ann Routsos. He died on January 26, 2012 in Burbank, California, USA. See full bio »

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Clare Fischer: Keep It in the Family
Under the Cherry Moon
Under the Cherry Moon Music Department
Ridin' High: The Video
Ridin' High: The Video Music Department
Robert Palmer: Ridin' High
Robert Palmer: Ridin' High Music Department


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 2005 Clare Fischer: Keep It in the Family (Video) (composer: additional music) / (music arranger) / (musician: piano) / (orchestrator)
 1992 Robert Palmer: Ridin' High (TV Movie) (arranger) / (orchestrator)
 1992 Ridin' High: The Video (Video) (conductor) / (music arranger) / (orchestrator)
 1990/I Havana (musician: keyboards - uncredited)
 1986 Under the Cherry Moon (orchestra composer and arranger)
 1983 Tiger Town (TV Movie) (musician: piano - uncredited)
 1978 CHiPs (TV Series) (musician - 1 episode)
- Trick or Trick (1978) ... (musician: piano - uncredited)
 1978 Big Wednesday (musician: piano - uncredited)
 1977 Logan's Run (TV Series) (musician - 1 episode)
- Man Out of Time (1977) ... (musician: piano - uncredited)
 1976 The Big Bus (musician: piano - uncredited)
 1974 Earthquake (musician: piano - uncredited)
 1973 Shaft (TV Series) (musician - 1 episode)
- The Kidnapping (1973) ... (musician: piano - uncredited)
 1973 Enter the Dragon (musician: keyboards - uncredited)
 1973 Soylent Green (musician: keyboards - uncredited)
 1973 The Thief Who Came to Dinner (musician: keyboards - uncredited)
 1972 The Getaway (musician: synthesizer - uncredited)
 1972 The Life and Times of Judge Roy Bean (musician: organ - uncredited)
 1972 Shaft's Big Score! (musician: piano - uncredited)
 1972 The Hot Rock (musician: keyboards - uncredited)
 1971 The Omega Man (musician: organ - uncredited)
 1967 Young Rebel (musician: US Version - uncredited)
 1967 Center Stage (TV Mini-Series) (musician - 1 episode)
- The Barbara McNair and Duke Ellington Special (1967) ... (musician: piano)
 1964-1965 The Andy Williams Show (TV Series) (musician - 33 episodes)
- Episode #4.8 (1965) ... (musician: piano - uncredited)
- Episode #4.7 (1965) ... (musician: piano - uncredited)
- Episode #4.6 (1965) ... (musician: piano - uncredited)
- Episode #4.5 (1965) ... (musician: piano - uncredited)
- Episode #4.4 (1965) ... (musician: piano - uncredited)
  Frankly Jazz (TV Series) (composer - 1 episode, 1962) (musical director - 1 episode, 1962) (musician - 1 episode, 1962)
- Episode dated 10 November 1962 (1962) ... (composer: original songs) / (musical director) / (musician: piano)
 1962/I Marco Polo (musician: piano - US version, uncredited)
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He was the musical arranger for Dizzy Gillespie's album, "A Portrait of Duke Ellington." See more »

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[on producers (2005)] Most of the time they had that feeling of omnipotence, that they had the right to make every damn decision that was there. And it was only - excuse me, I'm a bitcher, not just a Fischer, but a bitcher - and I would always have to deal with those folks until finally, they got tired of me complaining and backed off and let me do what I wanted to do. There's no sense in doing ... See more »


He earned his Bachelor's Degree and Master's Degrees both in music at Michigan State University. See more »

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