Composer, Conductor And Arranger
Enrico Nicola "Henry" Mancini (April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994) was an American composer, conductor and arranger, who is best remembered for his film and television scores. Often cited as one of the greatest composers in the history of film, he won four Academy Awards, a Golden...Wikipedia
Age: 70 (age at death)
Born: 16th April, 1924, Cleveland, Ohio
Died: 14th June, 1994, Los Angeles, California
Height: Height Unknown
Claim to Fame: The Pink Panther
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