Lalo Schifrin

1. schifrinArgentinian born pianist, conductor and composer who has written over 100 scores for both television & the cinema.

Although Schifrin studied sociology and law at the University of Buenos Aires, it was music that captured his attention.At age 20, he successfully applied for a scholarship to the Paris Conservatoire. At night he played jazz in the Paris clubs. In 1955, Schifrin played piano with Argentinian bandoneon giant Ástor Piazzolla, and represented his country at the International Jazz Festival in Paris.

Some of his works:

  • The Exorcist (1973)
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