Enrico Nicola "Henry" Mancini was an American composer, conductor and arranger, best remembered for his film and television scores. He won a record number of Grammy Awards , plus a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award posthumously in 1995. His best-known works include the jazz-idiom theme to The Pink Panther film series , the Peter Gunn Theme from the television series, and back-to-back Academy Awards for the songs "Moon River" from the Blake Edwards film Breakfast at Tiffany's and "Days of Wine and Roses" from Edwards' film Days of Wine and Roses. Mancini also composed the music for many...
|Birthdate:||April 16, 1924|
|Date of death:||June 14, 1994|
|Education:||Juilliard School, Aliquippa High School|
|Also known as:||Enrico Nicola Mancini, Enrico Nicola "Henry" Mancini, Enrico Nicola Mancini|