In 1977 he wrote the official theme for the FIFA World Cup, in 1978 - in Argentina.
Ennio used creative pseudonyms: Dan Savio and Leo Nichols.
He is recognized as one of the most famous composers of our time and one of the most famous film composers in the world.
One of Ennio Morricone's hobbies is chess. His playing partners were, among others, famous Russian chess players - G. Kasparov and A. Karpov.
Morricone was nominated for an Oscar six times and received his first competitive statuette at the age of 88.
Metallica opened all its concerts with the composition The Ecstasy of Gold in the late 1980s.
Twice during his career he starred in films for which he wrote music, and in 1995 a documentary was made about him.
A favorite hit in Russia Chi Mai, associated with the French with ... advertising dog food: The popular Royal Canin video was released in 1986.