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Henry Mancini

Henry Mancini
Born: Apr 16, 1924 in Cleveland, OH
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Died: Jun 14, 1994 in Beverly Hills, CA
Genre: Other, Pop/Rock, Jazz
Biography: If the recognition of one's peers is the true measure of success, then few men are as successful as composer, arranger, and conductor Henry Mancini. In a career that spanned 40 years, writing for film and television, Mancini won four Oscars and twenty Grammys, the all-time record for a pop artist. For ...Read full biography
Music From Peter Gunn [Bonus Tracks]
Released: 1959
Label: Buddha Records
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This is not only a great CD but a key piece of jazz and pop music history. Back in 1958, Peter Gunn was one of the unexpected hits of the new television season, capturing the imagination of millions of ...Read full review
Music from Peter Gunn
Released: 1959
Label: Hallmark Music & Entertainment
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This was televison's first big hit music track. The title theme from this series produced by Blake Edwards is one of the finest things Henry Mancini ever wrote. Here is driving, popular jazz, with a beat ...Read full review
More Henry Mancini & His Orchestra albums: Main Albums (104), Compilations (110), Singles & EPs (6), DVD/Video (1)