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Henry Mancini

  • Birth 16 Apr 1924 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 14 Jun 1994 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
  • Burial Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend
  • Memorial ID 6848602

Composer. Began his training at the Juilliard School of Music in New York. He worked with big bands and later came to Hollywood where he began working on film scores including Abbott and Costello comedies and horror films. He wrote the film songs, "Moon River" (1962), "Days Of Wine And Roses" (1962), "Baby Elephant Walk" (1962), "Theme From The Pink Panther" (1964), and "Moment To Moment" (1965). The film scores, "Touch of Evil" (1958), "Victor-Victoria" (1982) and "That's Life" (1986). The television music, "Peter Gunn" (1958), "Mr. Lucky" (1959), "Richard Boone Show Theme" (1963), "Newhart" (1982) and "The Thorn Birds" (1983). In his career he won 20 Grammy Awards, 2 Emmy Awards, and received 18 Academy Award nominations, taking home the Oscar 4 times.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 12 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6848602
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Mancini (16 Apr 1924–14 Jun 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6848602, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.