If you had been watching Oscar last Sunday, Clint Eastwood was preseting a life achivement award to Italian composer Ennio Morricone.

Some of the best known musical works of Mr Morricone were mostly spaghetti western movies such as “the goo, the bad and the ugly” and the fistful of dollars.

Later work of Mr Morricone included once upon a time in America, malena, cinema paradiso and the untouchable.

Interestingly Rock band Metallica is one of his fan. Metallica play a version of “the ecstasy of gold” at the beginning of their concerts.They had contributed a version of the song recently in a tribute album.

Here is a interesting link for those of you that like to listen to Morricone’s works.