Location: Vienna, Austria
Born in Vienna, Austria, in 1931, Mechner came to the United States in 1944 after having spent three years in France and two years in Cuba. By age 19 he was an accomplished classical concert pianist, portrait painter, and USCF-rated chess master. In the late 1980s he composed the soundtracks for the original versions of Karateka (video game) and Prince of Persia (video game) both developed by his son Jordan Mechner.
Francis Mechner is an American research psychologist best known for having developed and introduced (in 1959) a formal symbolic language for the codification and notation of behavioral contingencies that he has applied to various fields including economics, education, environmental impact, business management, biology, clinical applications, law, and the analysis of macroeconomic and financial phenomena. Mechner is also known for a variety of contributions in instructional technology and in basic research on learning.
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|Song Title||Artist||Song Length||Status||Vote||Queue||Last Request|
|Prince of Persia - Ending||Francis Mechner||2:11||Active||4.3||2019-08-11|
|Prince of Persia - Intro||Francis Mechner||1:46||Active||4.1||2019-08-09|
|Prince of Persia - Theme||Francis Mechner||0:26||Active||4.0||2019-08-11|