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Oskar Sala (1910–2002)

Oskar Sala was born on July 18, 1910 in Greiz, Thuringia, Germany. He is known for his work on The Birds (1963), The Death Ray of Dr. Mabuse (1964) and The Bridge (1959). He died on February 26, 2002 in Berlin, Germany. See full bio »


(age 91) in Berlin, Germany

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Known For

The Birds
The Birds Sound Department
The Bridge
The Bridge Sound Department
Die rote Hand
Die rote Hand Music Department


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 2001 Fenster mit Aussicht (Short)
 2000 Kingdom of Poet O (Short documentary)
 2000/III The Box (Short) (original score)
 2000 Tatort (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1998 Kiss My Blood
 1993 Das war die DDR (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1993 The Last U-Boat (TV Movie)
 1992 Gestern war heute noch morgen (TV Movie documentary)
 1971 Unterwegs nach Kathmandu (TV Movie)
 1968 Carbon (Documentary short)
 1967 Mit Licht schreiben - Photographein (Documentary short)
 1965 Kaum zu glauben (Short)
 1965 Krampus und Angelika (TV Movie)
 1963 In wechselndem Gefälle (Short)
 1962 Vulkanisches Antlitz (Documentary short)
 1961 Tagebuch eines Reporters (Short)
 1960 Geheimnis eines Stahls (Short)
 1960 Druckgefäß Kahl (Short)
 1960 Das magische Band (Documentary short)
 1959 Aluminium - Portät eines Metalls (Documentary short)
 1943 Armer Hansi (Short)
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Other Works:

Album, "My Fascinating Instrument," Fax Records PS 08/76, 1995. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | See more »

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Inventor of the mixtur-trautonium, one of the first electronic music instruments and a precursor of the electronic synthesizer. A virtuoso of the instrument, he was the only person who could play the instrument properly. See more »

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