On 6 July it became known about the death of the great Italian composer and winner of two awards “Oscar” Ennio Morricone — this morning reported the newspaper La Repubblica. The author of music to films by Quentin Tarantino “Disgusting eight”, “Django unchained” and several dozen other world-famous paintings died in hospital in Rome on 92-m to year of life.
The cause of death Morricone were complications incurred by the composer after the fall and fracture. The family’s lawyer Morricone said that the composer until the last moment to retain clarity of mind and even managed to say goodbye to his wife Mary, children and grandchildren.
Morricone said goodbye to his wife, who with devotion accompanied him both in personal and professional life, and was with him until the last moment. He also thanked the children and grandchildren for the love and care they gave him,
the lawyer said Giorgio Assumma.
The family’s lawyer added that the funeral Ennio Morricone will be no public memorial service.
Ennio Morricone became famous as the author of soundtracks to many cult Italian films. The composer wrote the music for the paintings of pier Paolo Pasolini, Sergio Leone, Bernardo Bertolucci and other Italian Directors. A significant contribution Morricone made in Hollywood. He has worked with Roman Polanski, Oliver stone, Brian de Palma, Terrence Malick and Quentin Tarantino. In 2004, Morricone wrote the music for the film by Russian Director Vladimir Khotinenko’s “72 meters”. His music sounds in a famous Italian TV series “octopus”.
The merits of the composer was twice appreciated to the American Academy in 2007 he was awarded the “Oscar” for outstanding achievements in film, and in 2016, received the award for the music for the film Tarantino “Disgusting eight”. On account of Morricone also three Golden globes and six BAFTA awards. Ennio also carries the title of knight Grand cross of the order “For merits before the Italian Republic” and the French Legion of honor.