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The Extraordinary Life Of Henry Mancini: Official Graphic Novel

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  • 2024

  • Engelsk

The Pink Panther theme, Moon River, and Peter Gunn…songs that defined a generation. Henry Mancini wrote some of the most hummed melodies of all time, winning him four Oscars and twenty Grammy Awards. Now for the first time, we are telling his fully authorized story in a graphic novel written by David Calcano, author of books for Rush, The Beach Boys, Tenacious D, Motörhead, Iron Maiden, and many more. Readers will feast their eyes on glorious art by the award-winning studio Fantoons.

Henry Mancini is one of the most successful and groundbreaking film composers of all-time. From the humble beginnings of his father’s flute lessons, to standing ovations at the prestigious Hollywood Bowl, this graphic novel by Fantoons beautifully illustrates every step in the journey of Henry Mancini’s pivotal and industry-shaping career.

Each page features vividly painted illustrations, with color that encapsulates each of the many emotions–high and low–of Henry Mancini’s bold, musical adventure.

Audrey Hepburn said, “A movie without music is like an airplane without fuel,” and rightly so, Henry Mancini’s music has left an indelible mark on the film industry, transforming it for generations of new composers to come. Readers can learn the surprising, true stories behind the unforgettable scores of movies such as “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”, “The Pink Panther” and even pop-culture TV classics like “Peter Gunn”. 

Before the Grammys, Golden Globes, Academy Awards, and before becoming one of the highest regarded composers in the history of film, step into the shoes of the boy who would bravely set out to change cinema forever.

Get swept away in the majestic, heartwarming and astonishing symphony that is the extraordinary life of renowned composer Henry Mancini, in this fully-illustrated,180 page graphic novel.


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