Italian Film composer Ennio Moricone gets his star on the Hollywood walk of Fame.
The ceremony was held feb 26 to honor his prestigious carreer that has included writing original motion picture sountracks for more than 500 films including that legendary western spaghetti “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly”
Harvey Weinstein and Quentin Tarantino were among the Guests.
Tarantino said. “To bring this bit of ‘Italia’ to Hollywood Boulevard is a really wonderful thing.”
“The Hateful Eight” received the best original score, a film produced by Moricone.
Moricone composed the scores for legendary movies “A Fistful of Dollars,” “For a Few Dollars More,” “The Good, The Bad and The Ugly,” “Once Upon a Time in The West” to name a few. He has worked with Sergio Leone on numerous movies. He had a deep esteem for John williams, composer of Starwars and The Schindler’s list.
Moricone has been nominated at least five times before the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. He wrote his first concert at the age of 22, then started to work as a composer for the Italian national TV RAI.