If the recognition of one's peers is the true measure of success, then few men are as successful as composer, arranger, and conductor Henry Mancini. In a career that spanned 40 years, writing for film and television, Mancini won four Oscars and twenty Grammys, the all-time record for a pop artist. For 1961's Breakfast at Tiffany's alone, Mancini won five Grammys and two Oscars. Breakfast at Tiffany's includes the classic "Moon River" (lyrics by Johnny Mercer), arguably one of the finest pop songs of the last 50 years. At last count, there were over 1,000 recordings of it. His other notable songs include "Dear Heart," "Days of Wine and Roses" (one Oscar, two Grammys), and "Charade," the last two with lyrics by Mercer. He also had a number one record and won a Grammy for Nino Rota's "Love Theme From Romeo and Juliet." Among his other ...
Read Full Biography

Album Discography

Year Album Label AllMusic Rating User Ratings
The Versatile Henry Mancini 1957 The Versatile Henry Mancini Él
 
()
Driftwood and Dreams 1957 Driftwood and Dreams Liberty
 
()
The Long Hot Summer 1958 The Long Hot Summer Universal Special Products
 
()
Touch of Evil [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] 1958 Touch of Evil [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Varèse Sarabande
 
()
The Mancini Touch 1959 The Mancini Touch RCA
 
()
More Music from "Peter Gunn" 1959 More Music from "Peter Gunn" BMG International
 
()
The Music from Peter Gunn [Original TV Soundtrack] 1959 The Music from Peter Gunn [Original TV Soundtrack] Hallmark Music & Entertainment
 
()
The Blues and the Beat 1960 The Blues and the Beat BMG
 
()
Combo! 1960 Combo! RCA Victor / RCA
 
()
High Time 1960 High Time
 
()
Music from Mr. Lucky 1960 Music from Mr. Lucky Blue Moon
 
()
Breakfast at Tiffany's [Music from the Motion Picture Score] 1961 Breakfast at Tiffany's [Music from the Motion Picture Score] RCA
 
()
Mr. Lucky Goes Latin [Original Soundtrack] 1961 Mr. Lucky Goes Latin [Original Soundtrack] BMG International
 
()
Sousa's Greatest Marches 1962 Sousa's Greatest Marches Warner Bros.
 
()
Experiment in Terror [Music from the Motion Picture] 1962 Experiment in Terror [Music from the Motion Picture] BMG / RCA
 
()
Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation 1962 Mr. Hobbs Takes a Vacation Intrada
 
()
Hatari [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] 1962 Hatari [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Hallmark Recordings
 
()
Hatari! [Music from the Motion Picture Score] 1962 Hatari! [Music from the Motion Picture Score] RCA
 
()
Uniquely Mancini 1963 Uniquely Mancini BMG International
 
()
3 Great Bands 1963 3 Great Bands RCA
 
()
Charade [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] 1963 Charade [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] RCA
 
()
Mancini Marches 1963 Mancini Marches Rhino / Warner Bros.
 
()
Our Man in Hollywood 1963 Our Man in Hollywood BMG
 
()
The Pink Panther [Music From the Film Score] 1964 The Pink Panther [Music From the Film Score] RCA
 
()
The Great Race (Music from the Film Score) 1965 The Great Race (Music from the Film Score) BMG International
 
()
The Latin Sound of Henry Mancini 1965 The Latin Sound of Henry Mancini BMG International
 
()
Academy Award Songs, Vol. 2: 12 Great Oscar Songs 1965 Academy Award Songs, Vol. 2: 12 Great Oscar Songs RCA
 
()
Dear Heart and Other Songs about Love 1965 Dear Heart and Other Songs about Love RCA
 
()
The Academy Award Songs 1966 The Academy Award Songs Cloud 9 Records
 
()
Arabesque [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] 1966 Arabesque [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Cloud 9 Records / RCA
 
()
A Merry Mancini Christmas 1966 A Merry Mancini Christmas BMG / RCA
 
()
Music of Hawaii 1966 Music of Hawaii Cloud 9 Records
 
()
What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? [Original Soundtrack] 1966 What Did You Do in the War, Daddy? [Original Soundtrack] RCA
 
()
Mancini '67: The Big Band Sound of Henry Mancini 1967 Mancini '67: The Big Band Sound of Henry Mancini BMG International
 
()
Gunn...Number One! 1967 Gunn...Number One! RCA
 
()
Two for the Road 1967 Two for the Road BMG International
 
()
Encore! More of the Concert Sound of Henry Mancini 1967 Encore! More of the Concert Sound of Henry Mancini Cloud 9 Records
 
()
The Big Latin Band of Henry Mancini 1968 The Big Latin Band of Henry Mancini BMG International
 
()
The Party [Original Soundtrack] 1968 The Party [Original Soundtrack] BMG International / RCA
 
()
The Party 1968 The Party Reel Time
 
()
Gaily, Gaily [Original Soundtrack] 1969 Gaily, Gaily [Original Soundtrack] United Artists Records
 
()
Me, Natalie 1969 Me, Natalie Columbia
 
()
The Molly Maguires [Paramount Original Soundtrack] 1969 The Molly Maguires [Paramount Original Soundtrack] Paramount Records
 
()
Six Hours Past Sunset 1969 Six Hours Past Sunset Cloud 9 Records
 
()
Debut! Henry Mancini Conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra Pops 1969 Debut! Henry Mancini Conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra Pops RCA
 
()
A Warm Shade of Ivory 1969 A Warm Shade of Ivory RCA
 
()
Darling Lili 1970 Darling Lili BMG International
 
()
The Hawaiians 1970 The Hawaiians Intrada / United Artists Records
 
()
Mancini Country 1970 Mancini Country RCA
 
()
Mancini Plays the Theme from Love Story 1970 Mancini Plays the Theme from Love Story Cloud 9 Records
 
()
The Molly Maguires [Original Soundtrack] 1970 The Molly Maguires [Original Soundtrack] Bay Cities
 
()
Sunflower [Original Soundtrack] 1970 Sunflower [Original Soundtrack] Quartet Records
 
()
Sometimes a Great Nation 1971 Sometimes a Great Nation Decca
 
()
Mancini Concert 1971 Mancini Concert RCA
 
()
Mancini Salutes Sousa 1972 Mancini Salutes Sousa RCA
 
()
The Mancini Generation 1972 The Mancini Generation RCA
 
()
Brass on Ivory 1972 Brass on Ivory Wounded Bird
 
()
Big Screen - Little Screen: Concert of Film Music 1972 Big Screen - Little Screen: Concert of Film Music Cloud 9 Records
 
()
Visions of Eight [Music from the Original Soundtrack] 1973 Visions of Eight [Music from the Original Soundtrack] BMG International / RCA
 
()
The Big Band Sound of Henry Mancini 1973 The Big Band Sound of Henry Mancini
 
()
Brass, Ivory & Strings 1973 Brass, Ivory & Strings Cloud 9 Records
 
()
Oklahoma Crude [Original Soundtrack] 1973 Oklahoma Crude [Original Soundtrack] Fresh Sound / RCA Victor
 
()
The Thief Who Came to Dinner [Original Soundtrack] 1973 The Thief Who Came to Dinner [Original Soundtrack] Warner Bros.
 
()
Country Gentleman 1974 Country Gentleman RCA
 
()
Hangin' Out with Henry Mancini 1974 Hangin' Out with Henry Mancini RCA
 
()
Great Waldo Pepper [Original Soundtrack] 1975 Great Waldo Pepper [Original Soundtrack] Geffen / Universal
 
()
The Return of the Pink Panther 1975 The Return of the Pink Panther RCA
 
()
Symphonic Soul 1975 Symphonic Soul RCA
 
()
Henry Mancini Conducts the London Symphony Orchestra In a Concert of Film Music 1976 Henry Mancini Conducts the London Symphony Orchestra In a Concert of Film Music RCA
 
()
W.C. Fields and Me [Original Soundtrack] 1976 W.C. Fields and Me [Original Soundtrack] Geffen
 
()
Cop Show Themes 1976 Cop Show Themes RCA / BMG International
 
()
Silver Streak 1976 Silver Streak Intrada
 
()
The Pink Panther Strikes Again [Original Soundtrack] 1976 The Pink Panther Strikes Again [Original Soundtrack] Rykodisc
 
()
Just You and Me Together Love 1977 Just You and Me Together Love RCA
 
()
Mancini's Angels 1977 Mancini's Angels RCA
 
()
The Revenge of the Pink Panther [Original Soundtrack] 1978 The Revenge of the Pink Panther [Original Soundtrack] EMI Music Distribution / Mixed Repertoire
 
()
Theme Scene 1978 Theme Scene RCA
 
()
Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? [Original Soundtrack] 1978 Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? [Original Soundtrack] Varèse Sarabande
 
()
Blake Edwards' 10 [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] 1979 Blake Edwards' 10 [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] WEA
 
()
Condorman [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] 1981 Condorman [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Walt Disney
 
()
Victor/Victoria [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] 1982 Victor/Victoria [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Rhino
 
()
The Trail of the Pink Panther (& Other Pink Panther Films) 1982 The Trail of the Pink Panther (& Other Pink Panther Films) Alliance
 
()
Henry Mancini Plays Those Evergreen Classics 1982 Henry Mancini Plays Those Evergreen Classics Reader's Digest Music
 
()
Victor Victoria 1982 Victor Victoria GNP / Crescendo
 
()
The Thorn Birds [Original TV Soundtrack] 1983 The Thorn Birds [Original TV Soundtrack] Varèse Sarabande
 
()
Die Dornen Vogel und Andere Welthits 1984 Die Dornen Vogel und Andere Welthits Warner Bros.
 
()
In the Pink 1984 In the Pink RCA Victor
 
()
James Galway & Henry Mancini: In the Pink 1984 James Galway & Henry Mancini: In the Pink RCA Victor / RCA
 
()
James Galway & Henry Mancini: In the Pink 1984 James Galway & Henry Mancini: In the Pink RCA
 
()
Mama: Popular Italian Songs Popular Italian Songs Arranged & Conducted by Henry Mancini 1984 Mama: Popular Italian Songs Popular Italian Songs Arranged & Conducted by Henry Mancini
 
()
Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz with Guest Henry Mancini 1985 Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz with Guest Henry Mancini Jazz Alliance
 
()
Lifeforce [Original Score] 1985 Lifeforce [Original Score] BSX
 
()
Santa Claus, The Movie [Original Soundtrack] 1985 Santa Claus, The Movie [Original Soundtrack] Capitol
 
()
The Glass Menagerie [Original Soundtrack] 1987 The Glass Menagerie [Original Soundtrack]
 
()
Volare: Popular Italian Songs Arranged & Conducted by Henry Mancini 1987 Volare: Popular Italian Songs Arranged & Conducted by Henry Mancini London
 
()
Without a Clue [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] 1988 Without a Clue [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] BSX
 
()
Premier Pops 1988 Premier Pops Denon Records
 
()
Mancini Rocks the Pops 1989 Mancini Rocks the Pops Denon Records
 
()
Mancini's Greatest Hits 1989 Mancini's Greatest Hits Telarc Distribution
 
()
Fear [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] 1990 Fear [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Quartet Records
 
()
Mancini in Surround: Mostly Monsters, Murders & Mysteries 1990 Mancini in Surround: Mostly Monsters, Murders & Mysteries RCA
 
()
Switch [Original Score] 1991 Switch [Original Score] Varèse Sarabande
 
()
The Adventures of the Great Mouse Detective [Original Soundtrack] 1992 The Adventures of the Great Mouse Detective [Original Soundtrack] Varèse Sarabande
 
()
As Time Goes By and Other Classic Movie Love Songs 1992 As Time Goes By and Other Classic Movie Love Songs RCA
 
()
Tom and Jerry: The Movie [Original Soundtrack] 1992 Tom and Jerry: The Movie [Original Soundtrack] MCA
 
()
Top Hat: Music from the Films of Astaire & Rogers 1992 Top Hat: Music from the Films of Astaire & Rogers RCA
 
()
Mancini in Hollywood: Mr. Lucky and Other Film & TV Greats 1993 Mancini in Hollywood: Mr. Lucky and Other Film & TV Greats RCA Victor / RCA
 
()
Moon River 1993 Moon River RCA Victor / RCA
 
()
Son of the Pink Panther [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] 1994 Son of the Pink Panther [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack] Milan
 
()
Christmas Memories [BMG] 1996 Christmas Memories [BMG] RCA
 
()
Visions of Eight / Just You and Me Together Love Visions of Eight / Just You and Me Together Love Vocalion
 
()
Just For My Friends: Jazz At Greville Lodge, Vol. 1 Just For My Friends: Jazz At Greville Lodge, Vol. 1 Cube Metier
 
()
Just Squeeze Me Just Squeeze Me Cube Metier
 
()
Cinema Italiano: Music of Ennio Morricone & Nino Rota Cinema Italiano: Music of Ennio Morricone & Nino Rota RCA
 
()