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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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A 'Pink Panther' you've never heard before: Mancini's lost score comes to the Hollywood Bowl
LA Times Entertainme, 2018-08-02 14:00:00
In the 1966 “Pink Panther” cartoon short “Pink, Plunk, Plink,” the limber leopard tries his hand at conducting onstage at the Hollywood Bowl. He selects, in meta fashion, “The Pink Panther Theme” by Henry Mancini. When the band finishes, the cartoon cuts to Mancini himself, in live action, applauding...

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Variety, 2018-05-24 17:11:15
Composers John Powell and Germaine Franco took top honors at Wednesday night’s Screen Music Awards of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Powell, composer of the Oscar-nominated score for “How to Train Your Dragon” and the new “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” ...

Composers John Powell And Germaine Franco Honored At 33rd Annual ASCAP Screen Music Awards
Billboard, 2018-05-24 07:32:50
Oscar-nominated composer John Powell, whom ASCAP honored with its prestigious Henry Mancini Award Wednesday night at the performing rights society...

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