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Henry Mancini

1924 - 1994

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Henry Mancini ( man-SEE-nee; born Enrico Nicola Mancini, Italian: [enˈriːko niˈkɔːla manˈtʃiːni]; 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 2,229,109 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia. Henry Mancini is the 145th most popular composer (down from 140th in 2019), the 570th most popular biography from United States (down from 553rd in 2019) and the 5th most popular American Composer.

Henry Mancini is most famous for his film scores, which include Breakfast at Tiffany's, Days of Wine and Roses, and The Pink Panther.

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Among composers, Henry Mancini ranks 145 out of 1,216Before him are Michel Legrand, Léonin, Fanny Mendelssohn, Tomás Luis de Victoria, Gregorio Allegri, and Daniel Auber. After him are Kurt Weill, Darius Milhaud, Philip Glass, George Enescu, Enrique Granados, and Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle.

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Among people born in 1924, Henry Mancini ranks 23Before him are Süleyman Demirel, Paul Feyerabend, Lauren Bacall, Ramiz Alia, Maurice Jarre, and Sergei Parajanov. After him are Mário Soares, Willard Boyle, Sidney Lumet, Georges Charpak, Jovanka Broz, and Ezer Weizman. Among people deceased in 1994, Henry Mancini ranks 25Before him are John Wayne Gacy, Paul Feyerabend, Mas Oyama, Guy Debord, George Peppard, and Dorothy Hodgkin. After him are Jan Tinbergen, Telly Savalas, Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia, Robert Doisneau, Vladimir Ivashko, and Gian Maria Volonté.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Henry Mancini ranks 570 out of 18,182Before him are Gary Becker (1930), Martin Landau (1928), Harold Lloyd (1893), Alfred Kinsey (1894), Gwen Stefani (1969), and William P. Murphy (1892). After him are Walter Matthau (1920), Machine Gun Kelly (1895), D. B. Cooper (1931), Richard Meier (1934), William Holden (1918), and Robert Kardashian (1944).

Among COMPOSERS In United States

Among composers born in United States, Henry Mancini ranks 5Before him are George Gershwin (1898), John Williams (1932), John Cage (1912), and Leonard Bernstein (1918). After him are Philip Glass (1937), Scott Joplin (1868), Steve Reich (1936), Samuel Barber (1910), Jerry Goldsmith (1929), James Horner (1953), and Cole Porter (1891).

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