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Mancini, Henry [Enrico Nicola]locked

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(b Cleveland, OH, April 16, 1924; d Beverley Hills, CA, June 14, 1994). American arranger, composer, conductor and pianist. Raised in West Aliquippa near Pittsburgh, he learnt the flute and piano as a child. In his early teens he developed an interest in jazz, especially music of the big bands; he began to teach himself arranging, then had lessons with the theatre conductor and arranger Max Adkins in Pittsburgh. In ...

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