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Famous Film Score Composers from Italy

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List of notable or famous film score composers from Italy, with bios and photos, including the top film score composers born in Italy and even some popular film score composers who immigrated to Italy. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Italian film score composers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These film score composers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known film score composer from Italy is included when available.

List contains people like Ennio Morricone, Michael Giacchino.

This historic film score composers from Italy list can help answer the questions "Who are some Italian film score composers of note?" and "Who are the most famous film score composers from Italy?" These prominent film score composers of Italy may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Italian film score composers.

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Adriano Celentano is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
age 81
Adriano Celentano is an Italian singer, composer, comedian, actor, film director and TV host. He is the best-selling male Italian singer.
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Aldo de Scalzi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Aldo de Scalzi age 62
Aldo de Scalzi is a film score composer.
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Alessandro Alessandroni is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
age 93
Alessandro Alessandroni is an Italian musician. He plays multiple instruments, including the guitar, mandolin, mandolincello, sitar, accordion, and piano, and has composed over 40 film scores ...more
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Alessandro Cicognini is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Alessandro Cicognini Dec. at 89 (1906-1995)
Alessandro Cicognini was an Italian film music composer. Born January 25, 1906 in Pescara, Cicognini was classically trained at the Milan Conservatory of Music. He composed 106 soundtracks ...more
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Alessandro Molinari is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
age 57
Alessandro Molinari is a musician, composer, pianist and film score composer.
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Amir Issaa is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
age 40
Amir Issaa is a rapper.
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Andrea Bonini is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Andrea Bonini age 37
Andrea Bonini is a film score composer.
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Andrea Farri is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Andrea Farri age 37
Andrea Farri is a film score composer.
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Andrea Guerra is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
age 57
Andrea Guerra is an Italian composer. He is noted for his film scores of Facing Windows, Hotel Rwanda, and The Pursuit of Happyness.
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Andrea Morricone is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
age 54
Andrea Morricone is a film score composer.
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Angelo Francesco Lavagnino is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Dec. at 78 (1909-1987)
Angelo Francesco Lavagnino was an Italian composer. He is best known for writing the scores to dozens of films, including The Naked Maja, Legend of the Lost, Gorgo, Daisy Miller, and two ...more
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Antonio Veretti is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Dec. at 78 (1900-1978)
Antonio Veretti was an Italian composer and also a film score composer.
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Armando Trovajoli is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Dec. at 96 (1917-2013)
Armando Trovajoli, was an Italian film composer and pianist with over 300 credits as composer and/or conductor, many of them jazz scores for low-budget exploitation films of the Commedia ...more
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Axel Braun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
age 52
Axel Braun is an Italian film producer and director known for his productions of parodies. Braun is also an AVN Hall of Fame and XRCO Hall of Fame inductee. Braun is the son of Lasse Braun.
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Battista Lena is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Battista Lena age 58
Battista Lena is a film score composer.
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Benedetto Ghiglia is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Dec. at 91 (1921-2012)
Benedetto Ghiglia was a film score composer.
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Bill Conti is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
age 76
William "Bill" Conti is an American composer and conductor best known for his film scores, including Rocky, For Your Eyes Only, Dynasty and The Right Stuff, the latter of which earned ...more
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Bruno Canfora is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Bruno Canfora age 94
Bruno Canfora is a film score composer.
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Bruno Nicolai is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Dec. at 65 (1926-1991)
Bruno Nicolai was an Italian film music composer, orchestra director and musical editor most active in the 1960s through the 1980s. While studying piano and composition at the Santa Cecilia ...more
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Carlo Innocenzi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Dec. at 63 (1899-1962)
Carlo Innocenzi was an Italian composer.
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Carlo Maria Cordio is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
age 67
Carlo Maria Cordio is a film score composer, conductor, musician, music arranger and a composer.
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Carlo Rustichelli is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Dec. at 88 (1916-2004)
Carlo Rustichelli was an Italian film composer whose career spanned the 1940s to about 1990. His prolific output included about 250 film compositions, as well as arrangements for other films, ...more
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Carlo Savina is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Dec. at 83 (1919-2002)
Carlo Savina was an Italian composer and conductor who composed, arranged, and conducted music for films-and is especially remembered for being the music director of films such as The Godfather, ...more
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Cesare Andrea Bixio is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Dec. at 82 (1896-1978)
Cesare Andrea Bixio was an Italian composer. He was one of the most popular Italian songwriters of the 1930s, '40s, and '50s. Bixio was born in Naples, Italy. His hits included Vivere, Mamma, ...more
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Cesare Cremonini is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
age 38
Cesare Cremonini is an Italian singer-songwriter and actor. Cremonini was the leader of Lùnapop, a successful and popular Italian pop band between 1999 and 2002. In 2002 Lùnapop ...more