Ennio Morricone

1928 - 2020

Ennio Morricone

Ennio Morricone, OMRI (Italian: [ˈɛnnjo morriˈkoːne]; 10 November 1928 – 6 July 2020) was an Italian composer, orchestrator, conductor, and trumpet player who wrote music in a wide range of styles. With more than 400 scores for cinema and television, as well as more than 100 classical works, Morricone is widely considered as one of the most prolific and greatest film composers of all time. His filmography includes more than 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. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Ennio Morricone has received more than 4,593,705 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 29th most popular composer.

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Among composers, Ennio Morricone ranks 29 out of 1,008Before him are Gioachino Rossini, Bedřich Smetana, Felix Mendelssohn, Antonio Salieri, Johann Strauss II, and Dmitri Shostakovich. After him are Jean Sibelius, Maurice Ravel, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Richard Strauss, Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, and Johann Strauss I.

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Among people born in 1928, Ennio Morricone ranks 8Before him are Stanley Kubrick, Andy Warhol, Noam Chomsky, Hosni Mubarak, Ariel Sharon, and John Forbes Nash Jr.. After him are James Watson, Eduard Shevardnadze, Rinus Michels, Philip K. Dick, Serge Gainsbourg, and Agnès Varda. Among people deceased in 2020, Ennio Morricone ranks 2Before him is Hosni Mubarak. After him are Kirk Douglas, Max von Sydow, Krzysztof Penderecki, Albert Uderzo, Ian Holm, Katherine Johnson, Little Richard, Mary Higgins Clark, Philip Warren Anderson, and Stirling Moss.

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In Italy

Among people born in Italy, Ennio Morricone ranks 100 out of 3,282Before him are Pope Pius X (1835), Pope Leo XIII (1810), Pliny the Elder (23), Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526), Pope Pius VII (1742), and Pope Gregory VII (1020). After him are Victor Emmanuel II of Italy (1820), Pope Innocent III (1160), Pope Urban VIII (1568), Cato the Elder (-243), Pope Gregory XVI (1765), and Pope Pius III (1439).

Among COMPOSERS In Italy

Among composers born in Italy, Ennio Morricone ranks 7Before him are Antonio Vivaldi (1678), Giuseppe Verdi (1813), Giacomo Puccini (1858), Claudio Monteverdi (1567), Gioachino Rossini (1792), and Antonio Salieri (1750). After him are Gaetano Donizetti (1797), Tomaso Albinoni (1671), Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632), Vincenzo Bellini (1801), Domenico Scarlatti (1685), and Guido of Arezzo (991).

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