Luis Bacalov

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Bacalov in 2014

Luis Enríquez Bacalov (30 August 1933 – 15 November 2017) was an Argentine-born Italian composer of movie scores. He was born in Buenos Aires.

In the early 1970s, he worked with Italian progressive rock bands. Bacalov has been nominated twice for the Academy Award for Original Music Score, winning it in 1996 for Il Postino.[1] He was the artistic director of the Orchestra della Magna Grecia in Taranto, Italy.[2]

Bacalov died in Rome on 15 November 2017 of leukemia at the age of 84.[3]

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  1. "The 1996 Oscar Winners". Associated Press via the New York Times. March 27, 1996. Retrieved 24 June 2017.
  2. "Bacalov: "Più attenzione per l'orchestra ICO della Magna Grecia"" [Bacalov: "More care for the Orchestra ICO della Magna Grecia"] (in Italian). 7 July 2014. Retrieved 10 August 2014.
  3. Il Mattino. "Morto a 84 anni il premio Oscar Bacalov. Firmò le musiche de «Il postino» per Troisi". Retrieved 15 November 2017.