Bing Search

Ennio Morricone

Ennio Morricone
Born: Nov 10, 1928 in Rome, Italy
User rating: 
290 Ratings
Rate this artist:
Genre: Classical, Other
Biography: Ennio Morricone is probably the most famous film composer of the 20th century. He is also one of the most prolific composers working in any medium. No exact figure is available, but he's scored several hundred films over the past several decades, perhaps as many as 500. While these have been in almost ...Read full biography
The Good, The Bad & the Ugly  [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack]
Released: 1966
Label: EMI Music Distribution
Critics' Rating:
A major influence on Western scores right into the nineties, Morricone's music utilizes quite a remarkable array of musical tools. There's a traditional element of Western underscore, with a brassy feel ...Read full review
The Mission  [Original Soundtrack]
Released: 1986
Label: EMI Music Distribution
Critics' Rating:
No collection of soundtracks could possibly be complete without this acknowledged master of movie music. His soundtrack for the award-winning movie The Mission includes music in the Andes/South American ...Read full review
Italy opens theme park in tribute to film industry
Jul 28, 6:18 AM EST
New Cinecitta World theme park outside Rome hopes to entice tourists with the magic of cinema
Eli Wallach, veteran character actor, dies at 98
Jun 25, 6:19 PM EST
Eli Wallach, star of 'The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' and 'The Magnificent Seven,' dies at 98
Tarantino calls digital film 'death of cinema'
May 23, 8:38 AM EST
Celebrating 20th anniversary of 'Pulp Fiction,' Tarantino calls digital film 'death of cinema'
Beatles, Kristofferson honored for life's work
Jan 25, 11:04 PM EST
Recording Academy honors Beatles, Kristofferson with lifetime achievement awards
more on msn music
Miranda Lambert/Pharrell Williams/Janelle Monae
See highlights from this summers' biggest current tours and festivals
Ed Sheeran: From touring with Taylor to a single with Pharrell, British troubadour navigates to pop's mainstream
Most memorable BET moments: Check out six highlights from the 2014 awards' nearly four hour event
Courtney on Kurt: His widow and Hole front woman reveals Cobain was "desperate" to achieve rock stardom
Prince reigns: The funk-rock-pop wizard reveals another full-length set ready to roll out for fans