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Lalo Schifrin

Previous star: Bernie Brillstein

Biography

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

Source: Wikipedia

Boris Claudio "Lalo" Schifrin (born June 21, 1932)1 is an Argentine-born American pianist, composer, arranger and conductor. He is best known for his large body of film and TV scores since the 1950s, including the "Theme from Mission: Impossible", Bullitt and Enter the Dragon. He has received five Grammy Awards and six Oscar nominations. Associated with the jazz music genre, Schifrin is also noted for his collaborations with Clint Eastwood from the late 1960s to the 1980s, particularly the Dirty Harry films.

Fact file

  • Birth name: Boris Claudio Schifrin
  • Born: June 21, 1932 (age 86)Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Genres: Bossa novajazzbeboprockclassical
  • Occupation(s): Musiciancomposerarrangerconductor
  • Instruments: Pianokeyboards
  • Years active: 1950–present
  • Labels: TicoRouletteAudio FidelityMGMVerveColpixColgemsDotWarner Bros.ParamountEntrActeCTITabuPalo AltoAtlanticAleph
  • Website: www.schifrin.com

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

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Variety, 2019-06-04 15:30:55
On first glance, Clarence Avant’s career highlights seem impressive, if somewhat modest for a man widely known as “the godfather of black music.” Starting as a manager to pianist-composer Lalo Schifrin, he went on to found two important if short-lived independent record labels, serve as a sporadic concert organizer and ...

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More muted due to the wildfires, the Governors Awards also paid tribute to producers Frank Marshall and Kathleen Kennedy, composer Lalo Schifrin and publicist Marvin Levy.

Honorary Oscars: "Star Wars" producer Kathleen Kennedy, actress Cicely Tyson receive Governors Awards
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2018-11-19 15:06:39
The Academy also honors producer Frank Marshall, "Mission: Impossible" composer Lalo Schifrin, and publicist Marvin Levy

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