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April 16, 1924
Henry Mancini (born: Enrico Nicola Mancini) was an Academy
Award winning American composer, conductor and arranger. He is
remembered particularly for being a composer of film and television
scores. Mancini also 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.
On June 14, 1994, Mancini died at the age of 70 in Beverly Hills/Los
Angeles, California of pancreatic cancer. He was working at the time on
the Broadway stage version of Victor/Victoria.
Where are they buried?
- Cremated, ashes given to family or friend
- Sparkman-Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Dallas, Texas
- Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, California
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