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Hugo Montenegro
Birth: Sep. 2, 1925
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Death: Feb. 6, 1981
Palm Springs
Riverside County
California, USA

Composer. Born in New York City, he was a orchestra leader and composer recognized for his distinctive instrumental movie and television soundtracks. His best known work was the theme music for the classic Spaghetti Westerns, "A Fistful of Dollars" (1964), "A Few Dollars" (1965) and "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" (1966). His many other film soundtracks credits included "The Ambushers" (1967), "Hang'em High" (1968) "The Wreaking Crew" (1969), "Charro!" (1969) and "The Undefeated" (1969). For television his credits included "The Flying Nun", "The Monkees", "I Dream of Jeannie", "Man From U.N.C.L.E." and "Mission Impossible". He died from emphysema in Palm Springs, California, at age 55. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 

Cause of death: Emphysema
Welwood Murray Cemetery
Palm Springs
Riverside County
California, USA
Plot: 11-3, #G
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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