He was “one of the rare rock stars in film music”: the specialists’ tribute to Ennio Morricone

The Italian composer Ennio Morricone, world-renowned for his film music, died in Rome on Sunday night at the age of 91.The composer Ennio Morricone, who died on Sunday night at the age of 91, was “one…The composer Ennio Morricone, who died on Sunday night at the age of 91, was “one of the rare rock stars in film music,” recalls Stéphane Lerouge, a film soundtrack restorer and head of the “Ecoutez le cinéma!” record collection, on Franceinfo.”The Italian maestro, an “experimental composer”, managed to “reach a mass audience thanks to the cinema” and in particular thanks to Sergio Leone’s films, but not only: “No composer has explored so many different film genres,” Lerouge points out.

The adventures of a radical environmentalist

On December 18, 1999, Julia "Butterfly" Hill came down from her tree.For two years, she had been camping 55 meters high, on a redwood tree, in order to prevent the loggers of northern Califo......