Oscar-winning Italian composer Ennio Morricone died in a Roman clinic Monday morning, the place he was being handled for a fractured femur as a consequence of a fall. He was 91 years outdated.
A nice musician, composer and conductor, Morricone was well-known because the creator of essentially the most well-known and lovely soundtracks of Italian and world cinema.
He composed the music for greater than 400 movies, together with now-classic Sergio Leone’s “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” in 1966 and Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight” for which he received an Oscar in 2016.
Other well-known film scores embrace “A Fistful of Dollars”, “Mission”, and “Once Upon a Time in America.”
Morricone died “at daybreak on July 6 in Rome with the consolation of religion,” a observe from the household learn and conveyed to the general public by their pal and lawyer Giorgio Assumma, Italy’s ANSA information company reported.
Morricone’s funeral will likely be non-public “in respect of the sensation of humility that has at all times impressed the acts of his existence,” Assumma stated, including that the grasp “had preserved to the final full lucidity and nice dignity.”