'Thank you for the music': Farhan Akhtar mourns demise of Italian composer Ennio Morricone

Credit: Mid-Day- Published on July 7, 2020
Sharing one of his favourite classics by Oscar-winning composer Ennio Morricone, actor-director Farhan Akhtar on Monday mourned the demise of the 91-year-old Italian maestro. Akhtar took to Twitter to share the link of the audiovisual of Morricone's 'The Mission,' and thanked him for the music.



RIP #EnnioMorricone...

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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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