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Ennio Morricone

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Ennio Morricone (born November 10, 1928; sometimes also credited as Dan Savio or Leo Nichols) is an Italian composerespecially noted for his film scores. He has composed and arranged scores for more than 400 film and television productions,more than any other composer living or deceased. He is best known for the characteristic sparse and memorable soundtracksof Sergio Leone's spaghetti westerns A Fistful of Dollars (1964), For a Few Dollars More (1965), The Good, the Bad and theUgly (1966) and Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) which have been frequently ...read more

From Wikipedia.org.

Ennio Morricone (born November 10, 1928; sometimes also credited as Dan Savio or Leo Nichols) is an Italian composerespecially noted for his film scores. He has composed and arranged scores for more than 400 film and television productions,more than any other composer living or deceased. He is best known for the characteristic sparse and memorable soundtracksof Sergio Leone's spaghetti westerns A Fistful of Dollars (1964), For a Few Dollars More (1965), The Good, the Bad and theUgly (1966) and Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) which have been frequently cited by many in the film industry as someof the greatest film scores ever composed.

Although only 30 of his film scores are for Westerns, it is these for which he is best known. His more recent notablecompositions for film include the scores for The Mission (Roland Joffé, 1986), The Untouchables (Brian DePalma, 1987),Cinema Paradiso (Giuseppe Tornatore, 1988), Lolita (Adrian Lyne, 1997) and Malèna (Giuseppe Tornatore, 2000). He receivedthe Honorary Academy Award (Lifetime Achievement Award) in 2007 (although he never won an Oscar in competition), onlythe second film composer to do so (the first being Alex North).

Morricone makes no qualitative distinction between his film scores (which he collectively calls « hide

Similar Bands: John Williams, Hans Zimmer, Carter Burwell, Angelo Badalamenti

LPs
The Mission Soundtrack
1992

4.4
16 Votes
The Legendary Italian Westerns
1990

4.2
9 Votes
Once Upon a Time in America
1984

4.3
25 Votes
The Thing
1982

3.8
7 Votes
Le Professionnel
1981

4.5
1 Votes
Duck, You Sucker!
1972

4.5
1 Votes
Once Upon a Time in the West
1972

4.4
57 Votes
Giornata nera per l'ariete AKA The Fifth Cord
1971

A Lizard in a Woman's Skin
1971

4
1 Votes
Violent City OST
1970

4
1 Votes
Danger: Diabolik
1968

3.5
1 Votes
Il giardino delle delizie
1967

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
1966

4.5
118 Votes
For a Few Dollars More
1965

4.4
30 Votes
Compilations
Crime and Dissonance
2005

3.3
2 Votes
The Very Best of Ennio Morricone
1992

4.5
4 Votes
Le Colonne Sonore Originali Dei Film Di Sergio L.
1989


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