Italian film composer Ennio Morricone died at the age of 91 in the night from Sunday to Monday. A few of the reactions to his death to the consequences of a fall.

Dennis Ruyer: 'A true genius'

Radio DJ Dennis Ruyer calls Mirricone on Twitter "a true genius".

A true genius .... Ennio Morricone - Once upon a time in the West #enniomorricone

AvatarAvatar Author dennisruyerMoment of places07: 05 - 6 July 2020

Joyce Roodnat: 'Have seen him in concert'

Joyce Roodnat saw Morricone when the composer gave a concert. "That little man was then conducting that huge orchestra and he became that music. You will not forget that quickly," said the writer and film expert at NPO Radio 1.


Italian film composer Ennio Morricone (91) has died. His music can be heard in Once Upon a Time in the West. Film expert @JoyceRoodnat explains in # r1jn what made his music so good.

AvatarAvatar Author NPORadio1 Moment of places 07: 10 - 6 July 2020

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Tom Holland: 'Turned The Good, the Bad and the Ugly while writing'

Writer Tom Holland shares a music fragment from the movie The Good, the Bad and the Ugly . "I always played this at full power during my writing breaks when writing Rubicon, " said the author.

So sad to hear that Ennio Morricone has died. When I was writing about the First & Second Triumvirates in the Rubicon, this was the piece of music I would play at top blast whenever I paused to make myself tea. RIP.

AvatarAvatar Author Holland_tom Moment of places 07: 25 - July 6, 2020

Ennio Morricone (91) passed away

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Despite his status as a world star, Morricone was not a man of the limelight. He rarely spoke to the press. If he did, he wished to be addressed as "maestro." © BrunoPress

Morricone leaves behind his wife Maria Travia and four children. © BrunoPress