Ennio Morricone

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by Magda Lauer | Tue, 08/28/2018 - 04:45
This year on the 10th November this brilliant composer and musician, often referred to as’ Parrot Estrada’, will turn ninety! The huge body of work, spanning…
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by Silvia Donati | Tue, 03/01/2016 - 04:45
Italy had reason to celebrate at this year’s Academy Awards thanks to the well-deserved Oscar win by Ennio Morricone. The 87-year-old composer won Best…
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by Silvia Donati | Sun, 02/23/2014 - 02:15
Legendary composer Ennio Morricone, the man behind some of the most memorable music in the history of film, is returning to the U.S. for two special concerts.…
by Carol King | Wed, 02/20/2013 - 06:20
Iconic Italian film composer Ennio Morricone composed a song for American director Quentin Tarantino’s homage to spaghetti westerns, ‘Django Unchained’.…
by Natalie Aldern | Wed, 10/26/2011 - 01:43
For the past five years, the Rome Film Festival has been quietly building up international recognition. Distinguishing itself from its northern neighbour, the…
by Natalie Aldern | Thu, 06/02/2011 - 04:45
The sixth annual Rome Film Festival will take place this fall with legendary composer Ennio Morricone acting as head of the jury.The musician is best known for…
by Natalie Aldern | Mon, 05/02/2011 - 06:16
1º May marks the celebration of La Festa dei Lavoratori or Labor Day in Italy. Also known as May Day, the Primo Maggio has long symbolized the workers that…
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by ITALY | Tue, 04/26/2011 - 06:26
Spaghetti Westerns, known as Westerns all'Italiana, were a subgenre of American cowboy films that immerged in Italy in the mid-1960s. The movies were known for…