More tributes to Antonio Banderas, film composer Ennio Morricone – Variety3 min read
Among those given to legendary film composer Ennio Marikron early Monday were Antonio Banderas, Edgar Wright, Jean-Michel Jarre, Chance the Rapper and even the Prime Minister of Italy. He was 91 years old.
For more than seven decades, Marikron has contributed to more than 520 scores, including “The Good, the Bad and the Crooked”, “The Hateful Eight”, “Cinema Paradiso” and “West Up to the West in Time”. Marikon has achieved the best achievement in composing music for Motion Picture, the 2016 Original Score Academy Award for “The Hateful Eight”.
Director Edgar Wright paid tribute on social media, saying, “Where would even start with iconic musician Ennio Morrickon? He was able to make an average movie to watch, a good movie in the industry and a great movie in legend. He never stopped my stereo my whole life. What a legacy he left behind.
Where will even the iconic musician Ennio Morricone start? He can certainly make an average movie to watch, a good movie in the industry and a movie great in legend. He didn’t turn off my stereo my whole life. What legacy he leaves behind the work. Rip. https://t.co/qZX6qE10ke
– Edgar White (EdgarWhite) July 6, 2020
Antonio Banderas who posted 1989’s “Tie Tie Up! Tie Tie Down,” said, “With great sadness we say goodbye to one of the greatest masters of cinema. His music will continue to play in our memory. Rest in peace #Aniomerican.”
It is with great sadness that we bid farewell to one of the great masters of cinema. His music will continue to play in our memory. Rest in peace #EnnioMorricone. pic.twitter.com/KWwJbfHzRx
– Antonio Banderas (AntonioBanderas) July 6, 2020
French violinist Renডad Capuনn writes: “It is a pity that the huge Anio Marikon is missing. Little Toto in ‘Cinema Paradiso’, and all the lovers of the composer are upset today.
C la Trieste de la Dispersion de l’Imanes Ennio Morricone.
Le Petit Toto de Cinema Paradiso and Tos les Amoureux du Composer Sant Boulevars azour’Ghui. pic.twitter.com/eswT4a70Lf
– Renew Capoun (@arcapukon) July 6, 2020
Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conti tweeted, “We will always remember, with infinite gratitude, the artistic talent of Maestro #Eniomericon. It was our dream, exhilarating, reflective, memorable note that will remain indomitable in the history of music and cinema.”
Ricarderemo Semper, Con Infinita Riconosenza, Il Genio Artistic del Maestro #EnnioMorricone. Ci ha fato sogonare, emojionar, rifle, scrivendo note memoribili che rimaranno inlelebili nela storyia della music e del cinema pic.twitter.com/SNGmJjfJ2H
– Giuseppe Conte (Giuseppe Conte) July 6, 2020
Composer and musician Jean-Michel Jarre wrote a tribute in both French and English, “Anio Marikon is a unique sound, a major influence and source of inspiration for a great dazzling melody: love and respect.”
Enio Marikon is a unique word gorgeous melody, a major influence and a constant source of inspiration: love and respect.
Enio Morricone An Son Unique, Des Moldy Magnifinix, An Effect Magistrate and Source D’Siation Constant: Avec Amur and Shraddha.#EnnioMoricone pic.twitter.com/H9oiCXk0qa
– Jean-Michel Jarre (@GenMicelJare) July 6, 2020
Chance The Rapper posted a simple but heartfelt tribute on his Twitter page, “RIP Ennio Morricone.” He was associated with the Mercury piece “Crisis”.
RIP Ennio Morricone 🥺💙 https://t.co/DBBhIMAWqj
– The possibility of the rapper (chansetherapy) July 6, 2020
The electronic duo, Goldfrap, shared how Marikon influenced their music. “It simply came to our notice then. He was also a huge inspiration for Goldfrap, especially at Felt Mountain. Here is a playlist for our favorite Morricone tracks on X7: https://smarturl.it/MorriconeAmore
Today, it is sad to hear that Ennio has passed Morrickon. He was also a huge inspiration for Goldfrap, especially at Felt Mountain. X6 A playlist of some of our favorite Moroccan tracks made for you here: https://t.co/2kfOceqJLJ pic.twitter.com/eIitK3lkp9
– Goldfrap (Goldfrap) July 6, 2020
“Dolomite is my name,” shared Larry Karasejuski, author, “there is no greater filmmaker than Enio Morricone. So unique, so long. He made better than the movies he made. His favorite to Western and thrillers, but my favorite score From Gilo Pontekvavod’s brilliant political epic “Quimada”
There is no greater filmmaker than Ennio Morricone. So distinct so elongated. He made better than the movies he made. Favorite to his western and thriller but my favorite score is from Gilo Pontekovez’s brilliant political epic “Quimada” https://t.co/NVIOA1UWah pic.twitter.com/zRehKWvvfS
– Larry Kraszewski (@kraszewski) July 6, 2020