Tuesday, March 13, 2018

RIP Enrico Ciacci

Enrico Ciacci, guitarist, composer and brother of singer Little Tony died in Rome March 13, 2018. This was announced by Pasquale Mammaro, manager of both brothers. Born in Tivoli 75 years ago, he was an excellent guitarist, composer of soundtracks, rock and roll enthusiast, it was he who transmitted his passion for American music to his brother Antonio. With Little Tony, Enrico had collaborated in the writing of songs like Quando vedrai la mia ragazza e Il ragazzo and il ciuffo. Among the films for which he had composed the music, “I’ll Sell My Skin Dearly”, “Marinai in coperta”, Peggio per te, meglio per me”, all in the late sixties. Among his most prestigious collaborations, the one with Ennio Morricone for the soundtrack of “A Fistful of Dollars”, is his guitar that made an icon the music that the maestro created for the film by Sergio Leone. He also played sitar on 1971’s “Blindman” starring Tony Anthony.

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