Full Name: Enrico Nicola Mancini
Profession: Composer and Conductor
Why Famous: Best remembered for his film scores, particularly The Pink Panther Theme and Moon River, Mancini is widely regarded as one of the greatest composers in film history. His achievements include four Academy Awards.
- 1963-12-18 "The Pink Panther" film premieres directed by Blake Edwards and starring Peter Sellers and David Niven with theme by Henry Mancini