Lalo Schifrin

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Boris Claudio "Lalo" Schifrin (born June 21, 1932) is an Argentine-American pianist, composer, arranger and conductor. He is best known for his large body of film and TV scores since the 1950s, incorporating jazz and Latin American musical elements alongside traditional orchestrations. He is a five-time Grammy Award winner, and has been nominated for six Academy Awards and four Emmy Awards. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Lalo Schifrin has received more than 927,734 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 29 in 2019). Lalo Schifrin is the 208th most popular musician (down from 207th in 2019), the 40th most popular biography from Argentina (up from 46th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular Argentinean Musician.

Lalo Schifrin is most famous for composing the theme music for Mission: Impossible.

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Among musicians, Lalo Schifrin ranks 208 out of 2,675Before him are Joe Satriani, Toots Thielemans, Clara Haskil, György Cziffra, Jean-Marie Leclair, and Brian Eno. After him are Ronnie Wood, Yanni, Joni Mitchell, Bernard Haitink, Maria Theresia von Paradis, and Romano Mussolini.

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Among people born in 1932, Lalo Schifrin ranks 69Before him are Nagisa Oshima, Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, David Scott, Sonny Liston, Hiroaki Sato, and Algirdas Brazauskas. After him are Rainer Weiss, Petula Clark, Vytautas Landsbergis, Thomas Klestil, Pier Angeli, and Fernando Arrabal.

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In Argentina

Among people born in Argentina, Lalo Schifrin ranks 40 out of 900Before him are Luis Monti (1901), Reynaldo Bignone (1928), Ernesto Sabato (1911), César Pelli (1926), Raúl Alfonsín (1927), and Lucio Fontana (1899). After him are Fernando de la Rúa (1937), Juan Manuel de Rosas (1793), Ernesto Laclau (1935), Javier Zanetti (1973), Roberto Eduardo Viola (1924), and Leonor Fini (1907).

Among MUSICIANS In Argentina

Among musicians born in Argentina, Lalo Schifrin ranks 2Before him are Martha Argerich (1941). After him are Gustavo Santaolalla (1951), Chris de Burgh (1948), Gato Barbieri (1932), Osvaldo Pugliese (1905), Aníbal Troilo (1914), Juan d'Arienzo (1900), Charly García (1951), Enrique Santos Discépolo (1901), Gustavo Cerati (1959), and Dominic Miller (1960).