Angelo Lavagnino built up his entertainment career by putting his musical skills to use in the world of Hollywood. Early in his entertainment career, Lavagnino's music was featured in films like the Gina Lollobrigida dramatic adaptation "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" (1957) and the Vittorio De Sica comedic adaptation "The Miller's Wife" (1957). His music was also used in the romance "The Wind Cannot Read" (1958) with Dirk Bogarde, the sci-fi picture "Gorgo" (1961) with Bill Travers and the Anthony Quinn adaptation "The Savage Innocents" (1961). His work was also in "Agent 8 3/4" (1965). Later in his career, Lavagnino worked on "Beatrice Cenci" (1969). Lavagnino passed away in August 1987 at the age of 78.