Ennio Morricone

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Born: 1928/11/10
Birth Place: Rome, Italy
Years Active: 1946 - present
Genres: Film Music, Classical Music, Pop Music, Jazz, Lounge Music, Easy Listening

Ennio Morricone, <small>Grande Ufficiale OMRI</small> (born November 10, 1928) is an Italian composer and conductor. He is considered one of the most prolific and influential film composers of his era. Morricone has composed and arranged scores for more than 500 film and TV productions. He is well-known for his long-term collaborations with international acclaimed directors such as Sergio Leone, Brian De Palma, Barry Levinson, and Giuseppe Tornatore. He wrote the characteristic film scores of Leone's Spaghetti Westerns ''A Fistful of Dollars'' (1964), ''For a Few Dollars More'' (1965), ''The Good, the Bad and the Ugly'' (1966) and ''Once Upon a Time in the West'' (1968). In the 80s,... Continue Bio >>