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Awards

Academy Awards, USA

1987 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
That's Life! (1986)
Shared with:
For the song "Life in a Looking Glass".
1983 Won
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song Score and Its Adaptation or Best Adaptation Score
Victor Victoria (1982)
Shared with:
1980 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
10 (1979)
Shared with:
For the song "Song from 10 (It's Easy to Say)".
Best Music, Original Score
10 (1979)
1977 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
The Pink Panther Strikes Again (1976)
Shared with:
For the song "Come to Me"
1972 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Sometimes a Great Notion (1970)
Shared with:
For the song "All His Children".
1971 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Darling Lili (1970)
Shared with:
For the song "Whistling Away the Dark".
Best Music, Original Score
I girasoli (1970)
Best Music, Original Song Score
Darling Lili (1970)
Shared with:
1966 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
The Great Race (1965)
Shared with:
For the song "The Sweetheart Tree"
1965 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Dear Heart (1964)
Shared with:
For the song "Dear Heart"
Best Music, Substantially Original Score
The Pink Panther (1963)
1964 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Charade (1963)
Shared with:
For the song "Charade"
1963 Won
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Days of Wine and Roses (1962)
Shared with:
For the song "Days of Wine and Roses"
1962 Won
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Shared with:
For the song "Moon River"
Best Music, Scoring of a Dramatic or Comedy Picture
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Original Song
Bachelor in Paradise (1961)
Shared with:
For the song "Bachelor in Paradise"
1955 Nominated
Oscar
Best Music, Scoring of a Musical Picture
The Glenn Miller Story (1954)
Shared with:

Golden Globes, USA

1988 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
The Glass Menagerie (1987)
1987 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
That's Life! (1986)
Shared with:
Song: "Life in a Looking Glass"
1983 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
Victor Victoria (1982)
1980 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
10 (1979)
1976 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Score - Motion Picture
The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)
1974 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Oklahoma Crude (1973)
Shared with:
Song: "Send a Little Love My Way"
1971 Won
Golden Globe
Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Darling Lili (1970)
Shared with:
Song: "Whistling Away the Dark"
1968 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Score
Two for the Road (1967)
1966 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Original Song
The Great Race (1965)
Shared with:
Song: "The Sweetheart Tree"
Best Original Score
The Great Race (1965)
1965 Nominated
Golden Globe
Best Song
Dear Heart (1964)
Shared with:
Song: "Dear Heart"

Primetime Emmy Awards

1983 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Limited Series or a Special (Dramatic Underscore)
The Thorn Birds (1983)
For part I.
1959 Nominated
Primetime Emmy
Best Musical Contribution to a Television Program
Peter Gunn (1958)
For the theme.

ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards

2007 Won
ASCAP Award
Top Box Office Films
The Pink Panther (2006)
1991 Won
ASCAP Award
Most Performed Theme
1989 Won
ASCAP Award
Most Performed Theme
1988 Won
ASCAP Award
Most Performed Theme
Most Performed Feature Film Standards
The Pink Panther (1963)
For the song "The Pink Panther Theme".
Won
Lifetime Achievement Award
1987 Won
ASCAP Award
Most Performed Theme
1986 Won
ASCAP Award
Most Performed Theme
Most Performed Feature Film Standards on TV
Shared with:
For the song "Moon River".

Grammy Awards

1988 Nominated
Grammy
Best Album of Original Instrumental Background Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television
The Glass Menagerie (1987)
1983 Nominated
Grammy
Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special
Victor Victoria (1982)
Shared with:
1979 Nominated
Grammy
Best Album of Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special
Revenge of the Pink Panther (1978)
Shared with:
1976 Nominated
Grammy
Album of Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special
The Return of the Pink Panther (1975)
1971 Nominated
Grammy
Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Special
Darling Lili (1970)
Shared with:
1970 Nominated
Grammy
Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Show
Me, Natalie (1969)
1967 Nominated
Grammy
Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Show
Arabesque (1966)
1965 Nominated
Grammy
Best Original Score Written for a Motion Picture or Television Show
The Pink Panther (1963)
1962 Won
Grammy
Best Soundtrack Album or Recording or Score from Motion Picture or Television
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Song of the Year
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Shared with:
For the song "Moon River".
Best Instrumental Arrangement
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
For the song "Moon River".
Best Performance by an Orchestra - for Other Than Dancing
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Nominated
Grammy
Album of the Year
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Shared with:
For the album "Breakfast at Tiffany's (Music from the Motion Picture)".
1961 Nominated
Grammy
Best Soundtrack Album or Recording of Music Score from Motion Picture or Television
Mr. Lucky (1959)
1959 Nominated
Grammy
Best Soundtrack Album, Background Score - Motion Picture or Television
Peter Gunn (1958)
For "More Music from Peter Gunn".
1959 Won
Grammy
Album of the Year
For the album "The Music from Peter Gunn."
Best Instrumental Arrangement
For the album "The Music from Peter Gunn."

International Film Music Critics Award (IFMCA)

2014 Nominated
IFMCA Award
Best Archival Release of an Existing Score - Compilation
Shared with:

for the compilation album "Henry Mancini: The Classic Soundtrack Collection"; album art direction ... More

for the compilation album "Henry Mancini: The Classic Soundtrack Collection"; album art direction by Chris Mancini and Edward O'Dowd


Laurel Awards

1971 Nominated
Golden Laurel
Best Composer
Darling Lili (1970)
4th place.
1970 2nd place
Golden Laurel
Music Man
Me, Natalie (1969)
1966 Nominated
Golden Laurel
Song
The Great Race (1965)
Shared with:
5th place. For the song "The Sweetheart Tree".
1965 2nd place
Golden Laurel
Best Song
Dear Heart (1964)
Shared with:
For the song "Dear Heart".
Nominated
Golden Laurel
Music Men
4th place.
1964 Nominated
Golden Laurel
Top Song
Charade (1963)
Shared with:
5th place. For the song "Charade".
1963 Nominated
Golden Laurel
Top Song
Days of Wine and Roses (1962)
Shared with:
4th place. For the song "Days of Wine and Roses".
1962 Won
Golden Laurel
Top Song
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Shared with:
For the song "Moon River"
3rd place
Golden Laurel
Top Musical Score
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Top Song
Bachelor in Paradise (1961)
Shared with:
For the song "Bachelor in Paradise"

Online Film & Television Association

1998 Won
OFTA Film Hall of Fame
Behind the Scenes
Music

Palm Springs International Film Festival

1995 Won
Frederick Loewe Award for Film Composing

Razzie Awards

1987 Nominated
Razzie Award
Worst Original Song
That's Life! (1986)
Shared with:
For the song "Life in a Looking Glass".
1981 Nominated
Razzie Award
Worst Original Song
A Change of Seasons (1980)
Shared with:
For the song "Where Do You Catch The Bus for Tomorrow?".

Walk of Fame

1982 Won
Star on the Walk of Fame
Recording
Awarded on September 22, 1982 at 6821 Hollywood Blvd.

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