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 Hugo Montenegro

Hugo Montenegro

Birth
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Death 6 Feb 1981 (aged 55)
Palm Springs, Riverside County, California, USA
Burial Palm Springs, Riverside County, California, USA
Plot 11-3, #G
Memorial ID 1413 · View Source
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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


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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1413
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hugo Montenegro (2 Sep 1925–6 Feb 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1413, citing Welwood Murray Cemetery, Palm Springs, Riverside County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .