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Henry Mancini

Henry ManciniAKA Enrico Nicola Mancini

Born: 16-Apr-1924
Birthplace: Cleveland, OH
Died: 14-Jun-1994
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Cancer - Pancreatic
Remains: Cremated

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Composer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Moon River

Military service: US Army (1942-45)

Father: Quinto Mancini
Mother: Anna Pece
Wife: Virginia O'Connor ("Ginny", m. 13-Sep-1947, until his death)
Daughter: Monica Mancini (twin)
Daughter: Felice Mancini (twin)
Son: Christopher Mancini

    High School: Aliquippa High School, Aliquippa, PA
    University: Juilliard School of Music

    Hollywood Walk of Fame 6821 Hollywood Blvd (recording)
    Oscar for Best Music Original Song 1962 for Breakfast at Tiffany's (shared)
    Oscar for Best Music Original Song 1963 for Days of Wine and Roses (shared)
    Oscar for Best Music Original Song 1983 for Victor/Victoria (shared)
    Songwriters Hall of Fame
    Italian Ancestry

Author of books:
Did They Mention the Music? (1989, autobiography)



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