Henry Mancini

Enrico Nicola “Henry” Mancini (April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994) was an American composer, conductor and arranger.

He is best remembered for his film and television scores and won a record number of Grammy Awards, plus a posthumous Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1995.

His best-known works include the jazz-idiom theme to The Pink Panther film series (“The Pink Panther Theme”) and the theme to the Peter Gunn television series. Mancini had a long collaboration with the film director Blake Edwards and won numerous Academy Awards for the songs in Edwards films, including “Moon River” from Breakfast at Tiffany’s, “Days of Wine and Roses” and for the score to Victor Victoria.

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