Ennio Morricone – composer

Ennio Morricone, OMRI ( born 10 November 1928) is an Italian composer, orchestrator, conductor, and former trumpet player, writing in a wide range of musical styles. Since 1961, Morricone has composed over 400 scores for cinema and television, as well as over 100 classical works. His score to The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966) is considered one of the most influential soundtracks in history and was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. His filmography includes over 70 award-winning films, including all Sergio Leone films (since A Fistful of Dollars), all Giuseppe Tornatore films (since Cinema Paradiso), The Battle of Algiers, Dario Argento’s Animal Trilogy1900Exorcist IIDays of Heaven, several major films in French cinema, in particular the comedy trilogy La Cage aux Folles IIIIII and Le Professionnel, as well as The ThingThe MissionThe UntouchablesMission to MarsBugsyDisclosureIn the Line of FireBulworthRipley’s Game and The Hateful Eight.

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