Monday, July 8, 2013

Remembering Marcello Giombini

Marcello Giombini was born on July 8, 1928 in Rome, Italy. Giombini was a composer of secular music and film music as well as being interested in electronic music. His father was a music professor who specialized in the oboe and also played in several orchestras.
Giombini establish himself especially in the sixties and the seventies as satisfactory and creative maker in the renewal of  religious music also in the liturgical area. He was also a composer of many soundtrack for movies, especially of  the “Spaghetti western” genre and he was a "pioneer" in Italy of the electronic music.
His son, Pierluigi Giombini, is known as one of the most famous composer of "Italo Disco" in the 1980s.
Giombini composed scores for 15 Euro-westerns including “The Relentless Four” (1965) “Death Walks in Laredo” (1967), “Sabata” (1969) and “Return of Sabata” (1971).
Giombini died on December 12, 2003. We remember him today on what would have been his 85th birthday.

No comments:

Post a Comment