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:
Days of Wine and Roses
Pink Panther Theme
A Lawrence Welk TV Show once featured the music of Henry Mancini for an entire show.
Henry Mancini passed away June 14, 1994.
"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.