Lalo Schifrin
Date of Birth
Jun 21, 1932
Birth Place:
Buenos Aires, Argentina

Biography

Composer Lalo Schifrin, the son of a concertmaster of the Teatro Colón, was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Schifrin was a child prodigy and after spending his formative years studying with his father, traveled to Paris to study classical music and jazz. In 1955, he represented his country in the International Jazz Festival. By 1958, after forming his own jazz band in Argentina, Schifrin was...