Morricone wins Polar Music Prize
The Italian composer, arranger and conductor Ennio Morricone has been awarder the 2010 Polzar Music Prize. He studied trumpet, and after that composition unde Goffredro Petrassi. He has gained world fame for his film music compositions, but he also wrote in other genres.
A quotation from the jury: “Ennio Morricone’s congenial compositions and arrangements lift our existence to another plane, making the mundane feel like dramatic scenes in full Cinemascope.”