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Henry Mancini

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Henry Mancini was an Academy Award winning American composer, conductor and arranger. He is remembered particularly for composing film and television scores. Mancini won a record number of Grammy awards, including a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1995. His best-known works are the jazz-idiom theme to The Pink Panther film series ("The Pink Panther Theme") and "Moon River".

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