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Ennio Morricone, Oscar-winning Italian film composer, dies aged 91 | Music | The Guardian

Ennio Morricone, the Italian composer whose symphonic scores backed everything from spaghetti westerns to romance, horror and sci-fi films, has died aged 91… … His 1960s scores for Sergio Leone, … Continue reading


On this day: Ballerina Pierina Legnani in 1891

Originally posted on In Times Gone By…:
Italian ballerina Pierina Legnani photographed in London on the 15th of September, 1891, fifteen days before her twenty-eighth birthday. Legnani was born and…

09/15/2015 · Leave a comment

Anita Ekberg, ‘La Dolce Vita’ Star, Dies at 83

01/11/2015 · Leave a comment

“If there were a little more silence, if we all kept quiet…maybe we could…”

Originally posted on Art of Quotation:
“If there were a little more silence, if we all kept quiet…maybe we could understand something.” – Federico Fellini, Italian, director ?

11/08/2014 · Leave a comment

Quote • Carlo Goldoni on his own plays

“Good, but not yet Molière.” Italian playwright Carlo Goldoni (1707 – 1793) idolised the French writer and often commented on his own successful comedies with this remark. Originally published on … Continue reading

09/27/2014 · Leave a comment