Henry Mancini – Cause of Death, Age of Death, and Other Facts!

Henry Mancini died at age 70, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding composer Henry Mancini's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Grammy Award winner who wrote many legendary film and TV scores, including “Moon River” and the theme of “The Pink Panther” film series. He was given the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award posthumously in 1995.

He took a break from his studies at the Julliard School of Music after being drafted by the United States Army to fight in World War II.

He won 20 Grammy Awards and was nominated for 72 throughout his lifetime. He wrote the scores for “The Thorn Birds,” “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” “Days of Wine and Roses,” and the themes for “Peter Gunn,” “Newhart,” “Hotel,” and “Remington Steel,” just to name a few.

How did Henry Mancini die?

Henry Mancini's death was caused by pancreatic cancer.

Mancini died of pancreatic cancer in Los Angeles on June 14, 1994. He was working at the time on the Broadway stage version of Victor/Victoria, which he never saw on stage. Mancini was survived by his wife of 43 years, singer Virginia “Ginny” O’Connor, with whom he had three children.

Information about the death of Henry Mancini
Cause of deathPancreatic Cancer
Age of death70 years
BirthdayApril 16, 1924
Death dateJune 14, 1994
Place of deathLos Angeles, California, United States
Place of burialN/A


"I have an Otari with a Korg T2 Midi synthesizer, a drum machine and a few effects units."

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"I just think the time and where I was brought up had a great deal to do in giving me the ambition to kind of get out and do something and not go into the steel mill."

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"I've always been a dreamer."

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"Film music, over the years, has taken from everybody."

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"Well, I thought the opening of 'Hatari!' was pretty good. And 'The Pink Panther' wasn't half bad either."

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