Today We Remember and Honor a Legendary Man.
We are saddened to hear that Oscar-Winning Film Composer Ennio Morricone, has died at the the age of 91. The news was confirmed today by his lawyer.
He died at dawn in a hospital in Rome, Italy, after taking a fall and breaking his leg. This according to Morricone’s lawyer Giorgio Assumma.
It was his themes for famous Westerns known as “Spaghetti Westerns. Two of which were Sergio Leone directed films “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” (Clint Eastwood) and “Once Upon a Time in the West,” (Henry Fonda, Charles Bronson) that made the Italian composer so recognizable just by listening to his music on the scores of the movies.
The world-renowned composer was born in Rome and scored more than 500 films. Ennio won numerous BAFTA and Golden Globe Awards. He also he recieved a Star on The Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Morricone worked with director Quentin Tarantino scoring his 2016 film “The Hateful Eight.”
Ennio composed the Music for the films, “The Mission” and “Cinema Paradiso.”
Morricone has requested his funeral be private, Assuma Stated.
Italian Prime Minster Giuseppe Conte paid tribute by saying,
“We will always remember, with infinite gratitude, the artistic genius of the maestro. #RIP Ennio Morricone.”
We extend our condolences to the Morricone Family.