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Mantovani was born in Venice, Italy and his father was the concertmaster of La Scala orchestra under Arturo Toscanini. His family moved to England in 1912, where he studied at Trinity College of Music in London. After graduation, he formed his own orchestra, which played in and around Birmingham. By the time World War II broke out, his orchestra was one of the most popular in UK, both on the BBC and in live…

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  • Colors Of My Life!
  • The Music Hall of Fame are delighted to induct Mantovani into the Class of 1957. Congratulations. Please vist our page too see the latest inductees into the Music Hall of Fame
  • brabo
  • ho scoperto la sua musica grazie al film Inland Empire ;)
  • genial y bella
  • Well , La Paloma is beautiful. With HMG then one did move about.
  • And I used to tango to the Blue Tango - well. good memories, especially bearing in mind the lady that I was with.I wonder where she is now?
  • I remember skating to this, amongst other music, in Solden,Austria back in the 60s. Well, I could ski and skate then, and it is a good tune. Guten morgen.

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