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Ennio Morricone passes away (1928 – 2020) (Italy) – BBC News – 6th July 2020

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You may not know his name but most people alive today will have heard at least one of his pieces of his music, if they have ever watched a film or certain television programmes. Writing over 500 film scores in his lifetime, this is the story of his life. The Oscar-winning Italian film composer died at the age of 91, his birthday was last November. For the man, where music was his life and his works have touched the whole world.

Morricone, who was simply known as “Maestro” in his home town of Rome, scored more than 500 films over seven decades.

There is an ‘Obituaries’ playlist on this channel under “People (& famous animals) – Obituaries (2016+)”
here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL93gCV9Iym3fmpLTsMtZ9Px7WZf6qXDKx

Wikipedia:
Ennio Morricone, OMIR was an Italian composer, orchestrator, conductor, and trumpet player who wrote music in a wide range of styles. Morricone composed over 400 scores for cinema and television, as well as over 100 classical works.

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Date: July 12, 2020

18 thoughts on “Ennio Morricone passes away (1928 – 2020) (Italy) – BBC News – 6th July 2020

  1. From the Philippines! I am very greatfull and admired your works! Cinema paradiso have best soundtrack of all time. I often told you my wife who has no background in music that you’re one of the best! I love you and rock and roll in heaven!

  2. A sad day indeed. Does anybody remember the score to Round Mdnight which beat his magnificent score to The Mission at the oscars? A brillant composer of not just film scores but classical pieces as well . Rest in Peace.

  3. Que dios te tenga en su santo manto Me has echo disfrutar de tu musica en mi tierna adolecencia,Y me has enseñado a apreciar tus maravillosas melodias como: Lo bueno lo malo y lo feo y tantos otras más. Descansa en paz maestro…Hoy 06-07-2020

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