Lotte Reiniger’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Jun 2, 1899

Death Date

Jun 19, 1981

Age of Death

82 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Jun 19, 1981



The director Lotte Reiniger died at the age of 82. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Remembered best for creating the technique of silhouette animation, this German director was responsible for more than forty animated films, including The Adventures of Prince Achmed and a series of BBC shorts based on Grimms’ Fairy Tales.

In 1921, she married fellow director Carl Koch, who would also become her frequent artistic collaborator.