Henry Mancini

1924 - 1994

Henry Mancini

Henry Nicola Mancini (born Enrico Nicola Mancini; April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994) was an American composer, conductor, arranger, pianist and flautist. Often cited as one of the greatest composers in the history of film, he won four Academy Awards, a Golden Globe, and twenty Grammy Awards, plus a posthumous Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1995. His works include the theme and soundtrack for the Peter Gunn television series as well as the music for The Pink Panther film series ("The Pink Panther Theme") and "Moon River" from Breakfast at Tiffany's. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Henry Mancini has received more than 1,470,127 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 155th most popular composer.

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Among composers, Henry Mancini ranks 155 out of 1,008Before him are Philip Glass, Scott Joplin, Giovanni Paisiello, Josef Strauss, Vittorio Monti, and Dmitry Kabalevsky. After him are Max Reger, Tomás Luis de Victoria, Enrique Granados, Amilcare Ponchielli, Johann Adolph Hasse, and Francesco Cavalli.

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Among people born in 1924, Henry Mancini ranks 25Before him are Lauren Bacall, Willard Boyle, Mário Soares, Georges Charpak, Maurice Jarre, and Sergei Parajanov. After him are Black Dahlia, Ed Wood, Jin Yong, Kōbō Abe, Ezer Weizman, and Eli Cohen. Among people deceased in 1994, Henry Mancini ranks 26Before him are Jan Tinbergen, Mas Oyama, George Peppard, Jack Kirby, Dorothy Hodgkin, and Guy Debord. After him are Domenico Modugno, John Wayne Gacy, Pierre Boulle, André Michel Lwoff, Juvénal Habyarimana, and Paul Delvaux.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry Mancini ranks 585 out of 12,171Before him are Rachel Carson (1907), Demi Moore (1962), Harry Belafonte (1927), Ellen Burstyn (1932), Roy Orbison (1936), and Harold Lasswell (1902). After him are Martin Lewis Perl (1927), Chester A. Arthur (1829), Thomas Wolfe (1900), Ruth Benedict (1887), Robert Ludlum (1927), and Matthew C. Perry (1794).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Henry Mancini ranks 7Before him are George Gershwin (1898), John Cage (1912), John Williams (1932), Leonard Bernstein (1918), Philip Glass (1937), and Scott Joplin (1868). After him are Samuel Barber (1910), Steve Reich (1936), Cole Porter (1891), Jerry Goldsmith (1929), James Horner (1953), and Aaron Copland (1900).