The Creator of a fawn, Bambi died on the 107th year of life

The Creator of a fawn, Bambi died on the 107th year of life© AP Photo/ Reinhold Matay

Artist cartoon Studio Disney, known for his drawings of a fawn, Bambi, Tyrus Wong died at the age of 106 years, according to the Museum the Walt Disney Family Museum in the microblog Twitter.

«We are deeply saddened by the news of the departure of Disney legend Tyrus Wong. He was 106. Our thoughts are with the family Wong», — stated in the message of the Museum.

We are deeply saddened rated to hear of the passing of Disney Legend, Tyrus Wong. He was 106. Our thoughts are with the Wong family. pic.twitter.com/V1rHekEoxz

— Walt Disney Museum (@WDFMuseum) on 31 December 2016.

As reported by CNN, Wong worked in the Studio from 1938 to 1941. His sketchbook of a fawn in the woods drew Walt Disney and became the basis of the cartoon «Bambi». In 2001, Wong was named a «Legend of Disney».

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