Morricone’s death letter was made public

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Italian composer Ennio Morricone wrote a letter before his death. His friend and lawyer, Giorgio Assuma, told the journalists about it.

The text, which Assuma read to media representatives gathered near the clinic where Morricone died, says that the funeral of the composer will be held in private because the deceased “would not want to disturb anyone,” ANSA reports. In addition, Morricone writes the words of farewell to loved ones.

“It hurts most to say goodbye to his wife Mary,” he says.

The death of Morricone became known before July 6. The 91-year-old composer died in the clinic from the consequences of his fall shortly before that. He broke his hip, according to media reports. At the same time, Assuma said the artist remained sober and “great dignity” to the last.

Morricone was born in Rome on November 10, 1928. He wrote music for several hundred Italian and Hollywood movies, including ” A Fistful of Dollars”, “The Professional”, “Django Unchained”. Winner of two “Oscar” awards – for his contribution to film (2007) and for the soundtrack to the film “The Hateful Eight” (2015), as well as six “Golden Globes”. Since 1956 he was married to Maria Travia, they have four children, one of whom, Andrea, also became a composer.