Author of fawn Bambi Tyrus Wong died at age 106 years

Source : 112 Ukraine

In 2014, documentary about the works of Wong was released
19:44, 1 January 2017

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The famous artist Tyrus Wong, whose works became the basis for the cartoon "Bambi" from Disney, died at age 106 years, according to People.

According to the newspaper, Wong came to Disney in 1938, where he worked on sketches for Mickey Mouse. Subsequently he devoted himself to the creation of the animated hero fawn Bambi. It is noted that the original cartoon about Bambi was released in 1942.

In addition, it is known that Wong worked in the Warner Brothers studio for two decades as a storyboard artist. He was also engaged in his own projects and creating, including toys, frescoes and ceramics.

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