05 August 2020,   23:12
Ennio Morricone death: Oscar-winning composer dies aged 91

Italian composer and Oscar winner Ennio Morricone has died following complications from a fall at the age of 91.

Known for many iconic Spaghetti Western soundtracks, Morricone is world-renowned for his partnership with Sergio Leone, producing the soundtracks for films such as For a Few Dollars More and The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

A former trumpet player, Morricone composed over 400 scores for cinema and television, as well as over 100 classical works.