Lalo Schifrin

A new book by composer Lalo Schifrin is called "Mission Impossible" – after Schifrin's famous TV theme. As WNYC’s Sara Fishko tells us, Schifrin's musical life has been rich with possibilities.

Schifrin's book will be available on Scarecrow Press.

Explore Lalo Schifrin's discography at

Watch the iconic "failure to communicate" scene in "Cool Hand Luke" at

Watch Schifrin Perform the "Mission Impossible" theme live in Paris in 2007 at