Maestro Ennio Morricone has died today, July 6, 2020, in a clinic in Rome. According to official sources, Morricone fell at his home a few days ago, and had to be hospitalized.
The family has released a statement through their friend and lawyer, Giorgio Assuma, where they say that:
Recently Morricone had been awarded together with John Williams with the Princess of Asturias Award for the Arts 2020 (read more).
Thank you very much maestro for your music. Farewell!
(November 10, 1928 – July 6, 2020)
SoundTrackFest had the opportunity to attend several of his concerts in the last years, and here you can find some articles of those concerts, to remember the great legacy of Maestro Ennio Morricone.