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Ennio Morricone, Oscar-winning film composer, dies at 91




Ennio Morricone, the Oscar-winning film composer, has passed on at 91 years old, his legal advisor disclosed recently.


He died at first light in a Rome emergency clinic in the wake of falling and breaking his leg, his legal counselor, Giorgio Assumma, said.


Morricone is most popular globally as the writer behind the in a split second unmistakable songs from "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" and "Once Upon a Time in the West."


The Italian author was renowned for the strain filled scores of spaghetti Westerns, and won an Academy Award for his soundtrack for Quentin Tarantino's "The Hateful Eight" in 2016, after five past designations and an Honorary Award in 2007 that perceived his lifetime's accomplishment.


The Rome-conceived author scored in excess of 500 movies, and was a victor and chosen one for various BAFTA grants and Golden Globes, just as being the beneficiary of a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


Albeit ostensibly most popular for making music for Westerns, the author additionally created soundtracks for true to life works of art including "The Mission" and "Film Paradiso."


Morricone mentioned a private memorial service, Assumma said.


Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte paid tribute to the composer on Monday, writing on Twitter: "We will always remember, with infinite gratitude, the artistic genius of the Maestro #EnnioMorricone."


"It made us dream, move, reflect, writing memorable notes that will remain unforgettable in the history of music and cinema" he added.


Italian President Sergio Mattarella offered condolences to the family of the "distinguished" artist.


"Both a refined and popular musician, he has left a deep mark in the history of music in the second part of the 20th century," he said. "Through his soundtracks, he has greatly contributed in spreading and reinforcing Italy's prestige around the world."

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