Oscar-winning Italian composer Ennio Morricone passes away… AR Rahman, Farhan Akhtar, Randeep Hooda share their messages on social media!!!

V4U MEDIA [ Tue, Jul 07, 2020 ]

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​Ennio Morricone was an Italian composer, orchestrator, conductor, and trumpet player who wrote music in a wide range of styles. Morricone composed over 400 scores for cinema and television, as well as over 100 classical works. His score to The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is considered one of the most influential soundtracks in history and was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. His filmography includes over 70 award-winning films, all Sergio Leone's films since A Fistful of Dollars, all Giuseppe Tornatore's films since Cinema Paradiso, The Battle of Algiers, Dario Argento's Animal Trilogy, 1900, Exorcist II, Days of Heaven, several major films in French cinema, in particular the comedy trilogy La Cage aux Folles I, II, III and Le Professionnel, as well as The Thing, Once Upon A Time In America, The Mission, The Untouchables, Mission to Mars, Bugsy, Disclosure, In the Line of Fire, Bulworth, Ripley's Game and The Hateful Eight. He died in Rome following complications from a fall last week, which caused a hip fracture. He was 91. Following the news of his death, many celebrities took to social media to pay tributes to the Italian composer, who scored music in more than 500 films. 

The ‘Mozart Of Madra’ AR Rahman took to Twitter to share his love and condolences. He tweeted, "Only a composer like #EnnioMorricone could bring the beauty, culture and the lingering romance of Italy to your senses in the pre-virtual reality and pre-internet era... All we can do is celebrate the master's work and learn." 

Actor Farhan Akhtar thanked him for the music and shared a track by Morricone on social media. He wrote, "Sharing one of my favourites from a very long list of incredible film scores that have made so many movies memorable. This one is from ‘The Mission'.”

Actor Randeep Hooda honoured him, saying: "He rides off into the sunset.. I bet it was a great tune he was humming.. Rest in peace #EnnioMorricone you've left us some the most iconic of music pieces for us to whistle on to this one is from #TheGoodTheBadandTheUgly enjoy and say a little prayer of gratitude."


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