Angelo Francesco Lavagnino

Angelo Francesco Lavagnino (22 February 1909 – 21 August 1987) was an Italian composer, born in Genoa. He is best known for scoring many films, including Legend of the Lost, Conspiracy of Hearts, Gorgo, The Legion's Last Patrol, The Naked Maja, Daisy Miller, and two directed by Orson Welles, Othello and Chimes at Midnight. He also scored several peplums and Spaghetti Westerns.

Lavagnino won the Nastro d'Argento award for Best Score twice, for Continente perduto (1954) and Vertigine bianca (1956).

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  • Angelo Francesco Lavagnino, Il difficile mestiere del compositore cinematografico. Scritti, conferenze, interviste (1950-1984), a cura di Alessandro Cecchi, Roma, NeoClassica, 2022.
  • Sergio Miceli. "Angelo Francesco Lavagnino", Grove Music Online, ed. L. Macy (accessed February 27, 2008), Archived 2008-05-16 at the Wayback Machine (subscription access).

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