One of many best composers within the historical past of movie, Italian-born Henry Mancini received 4 Academy Awards and twenty Grammy Awards. Well-known for his unforgettable “Moon River” and “Pink Panther Theme,” he scored lots of of films and TV reveals and recorded over 90 albums starting from huge band to classical to pop.
Throughout World Struggle II, he served as a member of the Air Drive Band earlier than being reassigned to the 1306th Engineers’ Brigade, the place he helped to liberate the Mauthausen-Gusen focus camp in Austria. After getting back from the warfare, he joined the Glen Miller Orchestra after which the music division of Common-Worldwide, earlier than placing out on his personal.
His “Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet” spent two weeks at #1 on the Billboard Scorching 100 in 1969 and three of his songs have been chosen for the American Movie Institute’s 100 best movie scores. The prolific composer died in 1994.
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In 1972, Mancini bought a basic mid-century seashore home on Malibu’s La Costa Seashore for $147,500, the place he held “extraordinary events with gifted buddies and musicians,” in accordance with his daughters, Monica and Felice Mancini. Held by the household for 50 years, the property has been listed on the market at $11.6 million.
Completely located, the house sits on a sandy stretch of seashore, removed from public entry, providing beautiful ocean views from Level Dume to the Queen’s Necklace. The 2-story, wood-sided home has 4 bedrooms and three baths and covers 2,212 sq. ft. The house options huge home windows that bathe the area in pure mild and crisp geometric strains.
The house’s beachfront lounge sports activities a marble fire and sliding glass doorways that open onto a spacious deck and personal seashore entry. Upstairs, the first bed room has its personal terrace plus vaulted-wood-beamed ceilings and an en-suite lavatory with a marble bathe, soaking tub, and a bidet.
A second top-floor bed room additionally presents ocean views and a deck. The serene eating room connects to a spacious kitchen with stainless-steel home equipment, Viking twin ovens, and a breakfast bar.
On the Pacific Coast Freeway aspect, the house features a two-car storage plus driveway area for 2 extra vehicles. Lush landscaping adorns the spacious entry courtyard, the place a firepit and seating space supply extra choices for rest and leisure.
The house is just 1 / 4 mile from the well-known beachfront Duke’s Restaurant plus a brief drive from Iron Chef Nobu Matsuhisa’s Nobo Malibu and the retailers and eating places on the Malibu Nation Mart.
Malibu, situated alongside the coast simply north of Los Angeles, is a coastal metropolis recognized for laidback vibes, implausible surf seashores, and oceanfront luxurious properties. Providing an escape from town whereas nonetheless shut sufficient to commute, it is likely one of the hottest house places for Hollywood celebrities who make it huge.
Only a few of its well-known inhabitants have included Pamela Anderson, Axl Rose, Cher, Jennifer Aniston, Leonardo Dicaprio, and Girl Gaga.
The itemizing is held by Tony Mark and Russell Grether at Compass.
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