On the soundtrack of “For a Fistful of Dollars”,
Francesco De Gemini also played a strange type of percussion in addition to his
usual harmonica: it was an anvil, on which Ennio Morricone told him to beat
time on it with a hammer.
Born in Toledo, Ohio in 1946 I have a BA degree in American History from Cal St. Northridge. I've been researching the American West and western films since the early 1980s and visiting filming sites in Spain and the U.S.A. Elected a member of the Spaghetti Western Hall of Fame 2010.