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Henry Mancini, Class of 1941

Henry Mancini - Class of 1941

Henry Mancini (April 16, 1924 – June 14, 1994) was an Academy Award winning American composer, conductor and arranger. He is remembered particularly for being a composer of film and television scores. Mancini also won a record number of Grammy awards, including a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1995. His best-known works are the jazz-idiom theme to The Pink Panther film series ("The Pink Panther Theme") and "Moon River." (Information is from Wikipedia.  Visit their sight to read Henry Mancini"s life story.)
Visit Henry Mancini"s Website for more pictures and information.
The pictures in the movie below were provided by the Henry Mancini Estate.  We would like to thank Michelle Weis, Director of Development of Henry Mancini Enterprises and the family of Henry Mancini for their kindness and generosity.  A lot of the pictures were from 1960 when Mr. Mancini visited his hometown and presented a band concert at Morell Park, featuring the high school band, alumni, the S.O.I. band and Hopewell High School band.  The movie was created by band director, Mark Godwin and multimedia teacher and Webmaster, Judy Paich for the dedication of the new Jr./Sr. High School and band concert.  Henry Mancini graduated from Aliquippa High School in 1941.
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