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Mario Nascimbene (1913–2002)

Mario Nascimbene was born on November 28, 1913 in Milan, Lombardy, Italy as Mario Ernesto Rosolino Nascimbene. He is known for his work on The Vikings (1958), Room at the Top (1959) and The Barefoot Contessa (1954). He was married to Mara Caterina Ripari and Tamara Adrian. He died on January 6, 2002 in Rome, Lazio, Italy. See full bio »


(age 88) in Rome, Lazio, Italy

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 1987 Lo scialo (TV Mini-Series)
 1982 Storia d'amore e d'amicizia (TV Mini-Series)
 1980 Un reietto delle isole (TV Movie)
 1975 Il messia
 1974 Year One
 1974 Cartesius (TV Movie)
 1972 Augustine of Hippo (TV Movie)
 1972 Indian Summer
 1972 Blaise Pascal (TV Movie)
 1971 Eneide (TV Series)
 1971 Socrates (TV Movie)
 1970 Gradiva
 1969 Acts of the Apostles (TV Mini-Series)
 1969 The Mummy
 1968 Commandos
 1968 Summit
 1967 Idea di un'isola (TV Movie documentary)
 1962 Desert War
 1962 Disorder
 1962 Jessica
 1961 Barabbas
 1961 The Mongols
 1959 Paese d'America (Short)
 1958 The Vikings
 1957 Questo nostro mondo (Documentary)
 1957 That Night!
 1956 The Three Musketeers (TV Series)
 1955 Roman Tales
 1955 La vedova X
 1955 New Moon
 1954 Angela
 1954 Prima di sera
 1954 Days of Love
 1954 The Bed (segment "Divorce, Le")
 1954 Cose da pazzi
 1954 100 Years of Love (segments "Gli ultimi dieci minuti", "Amori '54")
 1953 The Story of William Tell (Short)
 1952 Rome 11:00
 1951 Il blues della domenica sera (Documentary short)
 1951 O.K. Nero
 1951 Pugilatori (Documentary short)
 1950 Fuga dalla città (Short)
 1950 Miniature (Documentary)
 1949 Favola del cappello (Documentary)
 1949 Racconto del quartiere (Documentary short)
 1948 L'ultima cena
 1946 Inquietudine
 1944 Sorrida prego (Documentary)
 1943 Redenzione
 1941 Solitudine (uncredited)
 1941 L'amore canta
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Prolific and innovative Italian film composer and orchestrator, a graduate of the Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi in Milan. In addition to film scores and jazz, he also wrote symphonic and chamber music. Nascimbene invented 'Mixerama', a precursor of the sampler, which allowed him to integrate music with natural, human and artificially-created sounds. He was the first Italian composer to write ... See more »

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