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Lalo Schifrin

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In concert with the Big Band of the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln, 2006

Source: Wikipedia

Lalo Schifrin (born June 21, 1932) is an Argentine pianist, composer, arranger and conductor. He is best known for his film and TV scores, such as the "Theme from Mission: Impossible". He has received four Grammy Awards and six Oscar nominations. Schifrin, associated with the jazz music genre, is also noted for work with Clint Eastwood in the late 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, particularly the Dirty Harry films.

Fact file

  • Birth name: Boris Claudio Schifrin
  • Born: June 21, 1932 (age 83)
  • Origin: Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Genres: Bossa nova, jazz, bebop, rock, classical
  • Occupation(s): Musician, composer, arranger, conductor
  • Instruments: Piano
  • Years active: 1950–present
  • Labels: Tico, Roulette, Audio Fidelity, MGM, Verve, Colpix, Colgems, Dot, Warner Bros., Paramount, EntrActe, CTI, Tabu, Palo Alto, Atlantic, Aleph

Read more about Lalo Schifrin at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Honorary Oscars: "Star Wars" producer Kathleen Kennedy, actress Cicely Tyson receive Governors Awards
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The Academy also honors producer Frank Marshall, "Mission: Impossible" composer Lalo Schifrin, and publicist Marvin Levy

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LA Times Entertainme, 2018-11-17 13:00:00
On Sunday evening, many of Hollywood’s biggest power players will gather at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Los Angeles for the motion picture academy’s 10th Governors Awards ceremony, a chance to honor filmmaking luminaries for their lifetime contributions to the art form and, for Oscar hopefuls, a...

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