SIX OF THE BEST #26 – ENNIO MORRICONE (R.I.P 1928-2020)

RIP Ennio Morricone! 😦

The Cinema Fix presents:

SIX OF THE BEST #26 – ENNIO MORRICONE – (R.I.P – 1928-2020)

“If you scroll through all the movies I’ve worked on, you can understand how I was a specialist in westerns, love stories, political movies, action thrillers, horror movies, and so on. So, in other words, I’m no specialist, because I’ve done everything. I’m a specialist in music.”Ennio Morricone


As if 2020 couldn’t get any more dramatic, one of the greatest musical composers and dramatists ever known has passed away. Ennio Morricone, rather incredibly, wrote the scores for over four hundred films and television works. He also managed to write well over one hundred classical pieces. To say Ennio Morricone was a prolific genius is somewhat of an understatement.

Morricone won six BAFTAs, eleven Nastro d’Argento, three Grammy Awards, three Golden Globes, six BAFTAs, ten David di Donatello, two European Film Awards, the Golden Lion Honorary Award and…

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3 Responses to SIX OF THE BEST #26 – ENNIO MORRICONE (R.I.P 1928-2020)

  1. moviefanman says:

    He, John Williams, and Max Steiner make up the three heavyweights of music scores. Morricone was a jack of all trades when it came to music, he could make even the most routine film into gold with his scores. I was taken totally aback when I heard the news of The Maestro’s passing, I felt the same way when Tomas Milian passed away too

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  2. Thanks for reblogging! What an amazing composer who will be sadly missed!

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