Oscar-winner Ennio Morricone was born on Nov. 10, 1928, in Rome. Ennio Morricone, best known for his Spaghetti Westerns directed by Sergio Leone, has died early Monday in a Rome clinic, He was 91. He was best known for scoring for his work he had been doing several decades.
Ennio Morricone has made 500 other movies before winning an Oscar in 2016. He won hundreds of other awards including Grammys, BAFTAs and Golden Globes. He won Oscar for his work on Quentin Tarantino’s “The Hateful Eight”.
Ennio Morricone wrote for hundreds of documentary, programs, and television. He also used unconventional instruments, orchestras and he contributed his work in famous songs as well. In the 18th century, he accompanied the story of the Jesuit missions and he gave a European style liturgical chorales to give the mix version of new and old songs. Morricone was so engaged in the 1960s and 1970s that he didn’t conduct his own music as usually he used to make.
In addition to his signature use of piping, he included bird and animal noises, gunshots, whip cracks, footsteps, and other sounds as well. He wrote his first composition when he was six years old. In 1955, he went for a duty in the military, where he decipher music for bands. He also did arrangements on his own for radio, theatrical shows, and later for recordings.
He collected 11 David di Donatello Awards that is Italy’s highest film honors. He also received an honorary Oscar in 2007. His work added new layers and charm to movies. No one can refuse to recognize him as a good director his efforts can be seen in his famous documentary-like Tension-Raising Twangs, Once Upon a Time in the West, The Bad and the Ugly, The Good, gritty soundtracks and many more. His legacy will surely live on for years to come.
Tributes from people have been flooding in. May his soul rest in peace.