Oscar-winning Italian composer Ennio Morricone passes away

Credit: Mid-Day- Published on July 6, 2020
Oscar-winning Italian composer Ennio Morricone, known for his work in "The Good, The Bad And The Ugly", "The Untouchables" and "The Mission", has died. He was 91.

The Italian composer, who scored music in more than 500 films, died in Rome following complications from a fall last week, which caused a hip fracture, reports...

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Published on July 6, 2020 -  01:06
Oscar-winning composer Ennio Morricone dies aged 91
Italian composer Ennio Morricone, who created the memorable coyote-howl theme for the Spaghetti Western The Good, The Bad And The Ugly, has died aged 91. His lawyer Giorgio Assumma said the Maestro, as he was known, died in a Rome hospital early on Monday of complications after he broke his leg in a fall. During a career that spanned decades and earned him a lifetime achievement Oscar in 2007, before he took the best original score award for Quentin Tarantinoโ€™s The Hateful Eight in 2016, Morricone collaborated with some of the most renowned directors in the world.

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