Victor Schertzinger
Date of Birth
Apr 08, 1880
Birth Place:
Mahanoy City, PA

Biography

American composer/director Victor Schertzinger was trained for a musical career at Brown University and the University of Brussels. He toured the world as a concert violinist, then distinguished himself as a symphony conductor. His first brush with the film world came when he was commissioned to compose the orchestral accompaniment for the Thomas Ince film Civilization (1916). Still under the...