The demise of Oscar-winning Italian music composer Ennio Morricone (91), who passed away at Rome on Monday, has sent shock waves among musicians and music lovers across the world.
Kamal Haasan tweeted: “Guru #EnnioMorricone. Sire we shall never miss you! You’ve given enough music to listen, live with, improvise and go beyond. Thank you & Salutes! He’ll never be called late Mr.Morricone. He will always be on time.”
A R Rahman wrote: “Only a composer like #EnnioMorricone could bring the beauty, culture and the lingering romance of Italy to your senses in the pre-virtual reality and pre-internet era… All we can do is celebrate the master’s work and learn!”
Sam CS posted: “We’ve lost a true legend.#ripEnnioMorricone #enniomorricone #realmusicians.” Justin Prabhakaran stated: “It’s a great loss for the music world! We miss you sir.. ur music always stay with us.”
Morricone has created memorable tunes for several classic and blockbuster films in different languages. He has fans from across the world and from various walks of life.