Henry Mancini

American composer, conductor and arranger. Born 16 April 1924. Died 14 June 1994
Henry Mancini
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Henry Mancini

Biography

Enrico Nicola "Henry" Mancini (April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994) was an Italian-American composer, conductor and arranger, who is best remembered for his film and television scores. Often cited as one of the greatest composers in the history of ...

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Biography

Enrico Nicola "Henry" Mancini (April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994) was an Italian-American composer, conductor and arranger, who is best remembered for his film and television scores. Often cited as one of the greatest composers in the history of film, he won four Academy Awards, a Golden Globe, and twenty Grammy Awards, plus a posthumous Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1995.

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Henry Mancini Biography

Enrico Nicola "Henry" Mancini (April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994) was an Italian-American composer, conductor and arranger, who is best remembered for his film and television scores. Often cited as one of the greatest composers in the history of film, he won four Academy Awards, a Golden Globe, and twenty Grammy Awards, plus a posthumous Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1995.

His best known works include the jazz-idiom theme to The Pink Panther film series ("The Pink Panther Theme") and the theme to the Peter Gunn television series. The Peter Gunn theme won the first Grammy Award for Album of the Year. Mancini also had a long collaboration on film scores with the film director Blake Edwards.

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