September 11 – Quincy Jones wins Emmy for musical composition

September 11 – Quincy Jones wins Emmy for musical composition

September 11, 1977: Quincy Jones wins Emmy for musical composition On September 11, 1977, Quincy Jones won an Emmy for musical composition for the mi

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September 11, 1977: Quincy Jones wins Emmy for musical composition

On September 11, 1977, Quincy Jones won an Emmy for musical composition for the miniseries Roots. It was one of the nine Emmys for the series, an unprecedented number.

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