Lalo Schifrin And His Great Music

Lalo Schifrin, I remember this composer first from the Dirty Harry 1971 movies starring Clint Eastwood, Schifrin is famous for the very gritty crime drama movie music, and some very popular TV shows from the 1960’s, and 1970’s like Mannix, Mission Impossible, The Big Valley,Medical Center,Night Gallery,and movies such as Murderer’s Row 1966; Way Way Out 1966; The Cincinnati Kid 1965; Bullitt 1968; The Argentinian native has worked over the years on films directed by Don Siegel, on his Charley Varrick 1973, and Dirty Harry 1971; and a long relationship with Clint Eastwood on many of his films such as Coogan’s Bluff 1968;Kelly’s Heroes 1970;The Beguiled 1971; Magnum Force 1973, and Joe Kidd 1972; and also Sudden Impact 1983

Lalo Schifrin was a member of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival in 1994


Lalo Schifrin has been nominated for 6 Academy Awards with no wins. My Favorite musical score he was nominated for was his first nomination for Paul Newman’s Cool Hand Luke 1967; Lalo Schifrin his hugely underrated in my opinion not to take anything from composers like Elmer Bernstein, Ennio Marricone, or John Williams. As of this writing Lalo Schifrin who is 83 is still composing music for movies, and TV. Most recently for Mission Impossible-Rogues Nation 2015; The most popular recent film he has written music for was Inglorious Bastards 2009

Lalo Schifrin has written over 100 scores for movies and TV

 

 

 

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