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Ennio Morricone lifeless at 91 – Legendary Hollywood composer behind The Good The Unhealthy and The Ugly theme dies

Ennio Morricone dead at 91 – Legendary Hollywood composer behind The Good The Bad and The Ugly theme dies


LEGENDARY movie composer Ennio Morricone has died on the age of 91.

He composed haunting scores to Spaghetti Westerns like “A Fistful of {Dollars}” and “The Good, the Unhealthy and the Ugly” and helped outline a cinematic period.

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Italian composer Ennio Morricone has died[/caption]

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Morricone wrote the famed rating for The Good, the Unhealthy and the Ugly starring Clint Eastwood[/caption]

Morricone had damaged his femur some days in the past and died in the course of the evening in a clinic in Rome, in response to studies.

Born in Rome in 1928, Morricone wrote scores for some 400 movies however his identify was most intently linked with the director Sergio Leone with whom he labored on the now-classic Spaghetti Westerns in addition to “As soon as Upon a Time in America”.

He labored in nearly all movie genres from horror to comedy and a few of his melodies are maybe extra well-known than the movies he wrote them for.

His final Oscar was in 2016 for greatest unique rating for Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight”.

He first declined the job, however then relented, demanding that Tarantino enable him a “complete break with the model of Western movies I wrote 50 years in the past”.


Morricone wrote for tons of of movies, tv programmes, well-liked songs and orchestras, nevertheless it was his friendship with Italian director Sergio Leone that introduced him fame, with scores for Spaghetti Westerns starring Clint Eastwood within the 1960s.

They embody the so-called “{Dollars} Trilogy” – “A Fistful of {Dollars},” “For a Few {Dollars} Extra,” and “The Good, the Unhealthy and the Ugly”.

Morricone used unconventional devices such because the Jew’s harp, amplified harmonica, mariachi trumpets, cor anglais and the ocarina – an historical Chinese language instrument formed like an egg.

The music was accompanied by actual sounds equivalent to whistling, cracking of whips, gunshots and sounds impressed by wild animals together with coyotes.

He at all times tried to shake off the affiliation with the Spaghetti Westerns, reminding individuals, notably exterior Italy, that he had a really artistic and productive life earlier than and after the movies he made with Leone.

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 Ennio Morricone wrote the rating for As soon as Upon A Time In America[/caption]

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