We look back at the life of Italian composer and prolific film scorer Ennio Morricone who died this week at the age of 91. Photo: EPA-EFE/Paul BergenWe look back at the life of Italian composer and prolific film scorer Ennio Morricone who died this week at the age of 91. Photo: EPA-EFE/Paul Bergen
We look back at the life of Italian composer and prolific film scorer Ennio Morricone who died this week at the age of 91. Photo: EPA-EFE/Paul Bergen

Obituary | From A Fistful of Dollars to The Untouchables: how Ennio Morricone made music a movie star and defined a genre

  • Morricone thought the score for A Fistful of Dollars was the worst he wrote, but it defined spaghetti Westerns
  • We look back at the prolific life of the composer of more than 400 film scores
Topic |   Music
We look back at the life of Italian composer and prolific film scorer Ennio Morricone who died this week at the age of 91. Photo: EPA-EFE/Paul BergenWe look back at the life of Italian composer and prolific film scorer Ennio Morricone who died this week at the age of 91. Photo: EPA-EFE/Paul Bergen
We look back at the life of Italian composer and prolific film scorer Ennio Morricone who died this week at the age of 91. Photo: EPA-EFE/Paul Bergen
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