Saturday, February 9, 2013

Mancini, Henry

Henry Mancini(1924-1994), American conductor, composer and arranger, learned to play piccolo from his father at young age, attended the Juilliard School of Music, but interrupted due to the war and served in US Army. Upon discharge, he engaged in music as a career to compose film scores for Hollywood, he conducted several orchestras. He is best remembered for his film and television scores(Pink Panther), he received a number of Grammy Awards.

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