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Trivia Quiz - Henry Mancini: Famous Composer

What do you know about Henry Mancini, Famous Composer?

Quiz Number: 3241
Date Submitted: October 09, 2009
Quiz Categories: Music
Quiz Type: Personality Quiz
Author: scarlettem
Average Score: 42.9 percent
Times Taken: 38 times
Taken by Registered Users: 6
Quiz is about: Henry Mancini

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Henry Mancini Famous Composer
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1. During his lifetime, for how many Grammy Awards was Henry nominated?
  A.   20
  B.   72
  C.   8
  D.   3

2. What instrument did Henry begin learning to play at the age of 8?
  A.   harp
  B.   drums
  C.   flute
  D.   guitar

3. In 1943, Henry entered what branch of the military?
  A.   Air Force
  B.   Marines
  C.   Coast Guard
  D.   Navy

4. Henry wrote the score for what 1950's television series?
  A.   I Love Lucy
  B.   Jack Benny Show
  C.   Peter Gunn
  D.   The Honeymooners

5. Henry died in 1994 from what cause?
  A.   heart disease
  B.   pancreatic cancer
  C.   complications from diabetes
  D.   complications from pneumonia

6. Of the 90 albums Henry recorded during his life, how many were certified gold by the Recording Industry Assn. of America?
  A.   45
  B.   28
  C.   8
  D.   90

7. In 1994, Henry made a cameo voice appearance on what TV sitcom?
  A.   Frasier
  B.   Friends
  C.   Wings
  D.   The Golden Girls

8. Where was Henry born?
  A.   Abruzzo region of Italy
  B.   West Aliquippa, Pa
  C.   Stubenville, OH
  D.   Cleveland , OH

9. Henry once said the he hoped that he could do what with his music?
  A.   make millions of dollars
  B.   paint pictures with his music
  C.   become famous
  D.   inspire actors to do their best work

10. With what movie producer did Henry enter into partnership?
  A.   Blake Edwards
  B.   Mel Brooks
  C.   Stanley Kubrick
  D.   Sam Spiegel®   

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