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1964 saw this great artist join hands with Sergio Leone and Bernardo Bertolucci. He composed the beautiful track "A Fistful of Dollars" for Leone. This great partnership continued for every one of Leone's films. He composed many great scores for many other films as well. His music in "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" is one of his most popular tracks till date. His other famous scores in the Western genre are the scores for the "William Tell Overture" which is from the days of silent movies and the music for "The Magnificent Seven".

Morricone was soon bestowed with the most prestigious honours of the land. He got his first Nastro d'Argento in 1970 for his composition in "Metti una Sera a Cena". He got his second award in 1971 for "Sacco a Vanzetti". For this composition he teamed up with one of the greatest American folk singer and activist Joan Baez. He was truly rewarded for his work when he got his first nomination for an Academy Award in 1979. He received this nomination for his spectacular work in "Days of Heaven". He got his second Academy Award nomination in 1986 for "The Mission", for "The Untouchables" in 1987, for "Bugsy" in 1991 and for Malèna in the year 2001.

The music for "The mission" went on to become one of Morricone's most famous works. At one point it was the world's best selling soundtrack album. Like the famous artist, Jerry Goldsmith, Morricone made his mark in all fields of television. Ranging from a single title piece to long-running series through shows and documentaries, he proved his talent in all the fields. In 1974, he composed music for the one of a kind film titled "Moses". In the 1990s he took on one of the biggest challenges of his career when he was given the position of Music Supervisor for the biggest television series of all time titled "La bibbia".

Morricone shone in the year 2007, when he received an honorary Academy award on February 25, 2007 "for his magnificent and multifaceted contribution to the art of film music". He received a standing ovation from the entire fraternity. Don't miss the chance to see this legend performing live in the flesh.
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Ennio Morricone is a world famous Italian composer. He is best known for his music which he has composed for many films. He has composed and arranged scores for more than 400 film and television productions, which is more than any composer living or dead has ever composed. This great composer was born in Rome. He completed his education at the Conservatorio. He learned the trumpet at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia and composition under the legend, Goffredo Petrassi. He is also a master of choral music and direction. Morricone studied at the Conservatorio when World War II was going on. The scenes of hunger and torture were very firmly etched in his mind.

In the early years of his career, Morricone believed that he was more suited to composing modern classical music. His thoughts changed when he started receiving offers to compose music for popular Italian songs. He started a new chapter of his life in the year 1956, when he got married. He had three children. With the responsibility of his family on his shoulders, he started composing music for films in 1961. He started composing music for films but his style of music was classical and unconventional. His initial composition of music was inspired by John Cage.