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Henry Mancini (1924 - 1994)

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Henry Mancini
Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United Statesmap
Son of and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 25 Feb 2016
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Categories: American Notables | Italian Roots.

Henry Mancini is Notable.
Henry Mancini has Italian Roots.

Biography of Henry MANCINI of 1924

  • Henry Mancini was born in 1924, in Cleveland Ohio's Little Italy neighborhood, the only son of Quinto Mancini who had immigrated from Scanno, Italy.
  • Henry Mancini moved to Pittsburgh
  • Henry Mancini learned to play the piccolo at age 8.
  • Henry Mancini played in a band with his father entitled "Sons of Italy".
  • Henry Mancini studied at the Julliard School of Music
  • Henry Mancini served his country in the United States Army, first as infantry and then in the US Army Band.
  • Henry Mancini became a famous and award winning composer of beautiful music, mostly for movie sand television cores:
    • Moon River
    • Days of Wine and Roses
    • Pink Panther Theme
    • many others
  • A Lawrence Welk TV Show once featured the music of Henry Mancini for an entire show.
  • Henry Mancini passed away June 14, 1994.

Sources

"United States Census, 1930," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCC3-58K : accessed 22 May 2017), Anna Mancini in household of James Colianne, Pittsburgh (Districts 1-250), Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 128, sheet 9B, line 92, family 151, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 1973; FHL microfilm 2,341,707.

"United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQQC-L7G : accessed 22 May 2017), Quinto Mancini, Aliquippa Borough, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 4-1, sheet 6A, line 6, family 73, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 3425.



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