Ennio Morricone dies in Rome

Jul 06, 2020 1300

The Oscar-winning composer passed away at a clinic in Rome at dawn on 6 July, a few days after suffering a bad fall. Morricone wrote the soundtracks for over 400 films and television series, starting with the spaghetti westerns of Sergio Leone

In 2016 he won an Oscar for best original score for his soundtrack to Quentin Tarantino's movie The Hateful Eight at the Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. Morricone, who spent his entire life in Rome, was nominated for an Oscar five times and in 2007 he received an Honorary Academy Award for his contribution to film music.

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SOURCE: https://www.wantedinrome.com

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