Wednesday, November 15, 2017

RIP Luis Bacalov

Argentine composer Luis Enriquez Bacalov died at San Filippo Neri Hospital in Rome today November 15th. He was 84. He had been hospitalized in recent days due to an ischemia.  In the 1960s he worked as arranger for Claudio Villa and Milva, as well as for Nico Fidenco, Rita Pavone, Umberto Bindi and Gianni Morandi.  He formed a compositional association with Sergio Endrigo who lasted for twenty years. Bacalov composed soundtracks for several westerns and police films including “A Bullet for the General”, “Django” and“The Price of Power”.  He worked for Fellini, Pasolini, Damiani, Scola, Rosi.  Quentin Tarantino re-used his music for Kill Bill and Django Unchained. Bacalov won an Academy Award for ‘Il Postino” in 1996.

1 comment:

  1. I loved his soundtrack for “A Bullet for the General”. His music will brighten the Heavens now...

    Stephan, from Brazil