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Henry Mancini
Biographical Information

Sex:M
Age:70
Birth Date:April 16, 1924
Astrology Sign:Aries
Chinese Sign:Rat - Yin
Birth Name:Enrico Nicola Mancini
Birth Place:Cleveland, OH
Died Date:June 14, 1994
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Occupation:Composer

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HENRY MANCINI
Henry Mancini

Biography:Henry Mancini (April 16, 1924 - June 14, 1994), was a noted American composer and arranger. He is remembered particularly for being a composer of film and television scores, and won a record number of Grammy awards (including a "Lifetime Achievement" award in 1995).

He was born Enrico Nicola Mancini in Cleveland, Ohio, and grew up in the Pittsburgh suburb of West Aliquippa, Pennsylvania.

Although he was drafted into the Army during World War Two, Mancini was able to get a transfer from the infantry to the band. The compositions for which he is best known include "Moon River" (the theme song from the 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany's), and the theme music for the 1963 films The Pink Panther and Charade. He is often credited with composing the music for the Peanuts movies, the well-known theme Linus and Lucy in particular. However, these songs were composed and performed by another esteemed jazz pianist, Vince Guaraldi. Although much of Mancini's work can be classified as easy listening, he was capable of writing powerful and rousing scores such as that for Lifeforce.

Two of his earliest scores were for the TV shows, Peter Gunn (1958) and Mr. Lucky (1959). A notable addition later in his career was the theme song to the sitcom Newhart (1982).

He died at age 70 in Beverly Hills, California of pancreatic cancer.

Achievements: (Filmography)
The Great Mouse Detective (1986)
Victor/Victoria (1982)
Mommie Dearest (1981)
10 (1979)
Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)
Silver Streak (1977)
The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)
That's Entertainment! (1974)
The Great Race (1965)
A Shot in the Dark (1964)
Charade (1964)
Days of Wine and Roses (1963)
Hatari! (1962)
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Imitation of Life (1959)

Chinese Horoscope for Henry Mancini
Includes characteristics and Vices
Henry Mancini's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: February 05, 1924 - January 23, 1925
Birthday: April 16, 1924

The Rat is a Yin,
and is the First sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Characteristics:    
Appeal
Influence
Thrift
Sociability
Intellectual Skill
Charisma
Vices:
Nervousness
Verbosity
Acquisitiveness
Thirst for Power
Guile
Meddling


Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Henry Mancini's Personality Tarot Card The Hermit - Personality Card

Birthday: April 16, 1924

A time for soul searching and meditation; a need for patience and solitude.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Henry Mancini's Growth Tarot Card The Hierophant

Birthday: April 16, 2010

Guidance on religious matters and the need to find spiritual meaning in life.

 

 

 

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