Biography Lalo Schifrin
Lalo Schifrin (born Boris Claudio Schifrin on June 21, 1932) is an Argentine pianist and composer, most famous for composing the "burning-fuse" theme tune from the Mission:Impossible television series. Lalo Schifrin was born in Buenos Aires of Jewish heritage. His father, Luis Schifrin, led the second violin section of the orchestra at the Colón Theater for three decades. At the age of six Schifrin began a six-year course of study on piano with Enrique Barenboim, the father of the pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim.