The Italian film composer, one of the world’s most famous screen composers, Ennio Morricone, popularly known for Spaghetti Westerns, died at the age of 91.
Morricone who lost his life due to a fractured femur will forever remain in history as the world’s most distinguished and prolific screen composer.
Born in Rome, 1928, (the era of Benito Mussolini) Morricone who learned music from his father started as a trumpeter. At the age of 12, He joined the orchestra of the prestigious Academy of Santa Cecilia. The Italian composer later wrote music for theatre and radio programmes before he became a studio arranger for record labels, that included Italy’s best-known pop stars.
Morricone’s exceptionally incredible movies—among the best ever, include The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, The Hateful Eight, A Fistful of Dollars, For a Few Dollars More, Cinema Paradiso and The Mission earned him the most significant awards in the movie and music industry.
Morricone won numerous awards such as two Oscars, Golden Globes, Grammys, and BAFTAs among others.
The Italian composer, Ennio Morricone, who rested in Rome once said:
“All my friends are here, as well as plenty of directors who love me… Rome is my home.”