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Morricone at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival
|Also known as||Maestro, Dan Savio, Leo Nichols|
10 November 1928|
Rome, Kingdom of Italy
|Died||6 July 2020
Ennio Morricone (10 November 1928 – 6 July 2020) was an Italian classical composer famous for making movie scores. He has composed the scores for more than 500 movies and television programs. He was well known for composing the scores to Western movies, particularly Spaghetti Westerns. In 2007 he received the Honorary Academy Award for his many great movie scores. In his career, the composer sold over 50 million records worldwide.
His score to ''The Good, the Bad and the Ugly'' (1966) is considered one of the most influential soundtracks in history and was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.
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