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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
Adriano Celentano age 80 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 61 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
Alessandro Alessandroni 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 Died 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
Alessandro Molinari age 56 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
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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 36 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
Andrea Guerra age 56 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
Andrea Morricone age 53 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
Angelo Francesco Lavagnino Died 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
Antonio Veretti Died 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
Armando Trovajoli Died 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
Axel Braun age 51 Axel Braun is an Italian adult film producer and director known for his productions of porn parodies. Braun is also an AVN Hall of Fame and XRCO Hall of Fame inductee. Braun is the son of Lasse ...more

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Battista Lena is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Battista Lena age 57 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
Benedetto Ghiglia Died 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
Bill Conti age 75 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 93 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
Bruno Nicolai Died 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
Carlo Innocenzi Died 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
Carlo Maria Cordio age 66 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
Carlo Rustichelli Died 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
Carlo Savina Died 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
Cesare Andrea Bixio Died 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
Cesare Cremonini 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

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Claudio Simonetti is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Claudio Simonetti age 66 Claudio Simonetti is a Brazil-born Italian composer who has specialized in the scores for Italian and American horror films since the 1970s. He studied at the Conservatorio di Santa Cecilia in

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Coriolano Gori is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Coriolano Gori Died at 55 (1927-1982) Lallo Gori was an Italian composer and musician.

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Coti is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
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Dani Donadi is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Dani Donadi age 50 Dani Donadi is an award winning film composer and record producer born in Treviso, Italy. After studying composition, orchestration and sound engineering in Italy and France, he moved to the ...more

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Daniele Amfitheatrof is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Daniele Amfitheatrof Died at 82 (1901-1983) Daniele Amfitheatrof was a Russian-born Italian-naturalised composer and conductor.

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Dario Marianelli is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Dario Marianelli age 54 Dario Marianelli is an Italian composer of piano, orchestral, and film music.

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Detto Mariano is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Detto Mariano age 80 Detto Mariano is an Italian composer, arranger, lyricist, pianist, record producer and music publisher. Born Mariano Detto in Ascoli Piceno, Mariano started his career in 1958 but was launched ...more

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Enrico Simonetti is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Enrico Simonetti Died at 54 (1924-1978) Enrico Simonetti was an Italian pianist, composer, conductor, and television and radio presenter.

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Edward Cupero is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Edward Cupero Died at 61 (1878-1939) Edward Cupero was a film score composer.

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Egisto Macchi is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Egisto Macchi Died at 64 (1928-1992) Egisto Macchi was an Italian composer.

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Ennio Morricone is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Ennio Morricone age 89 Ennio Morricone, Grand Officer OMRI is an Italian composer, orchestrator, conductor and former trumpet player, who has written music for more than 500 motion pictures and television series, as ...more

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Ennio Porrino is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Ennio Porrino Died at 49 (1910-1959) Ennio Porrino was a film score composer.

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Enzo Masetti is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Enzo Masetti Died at 68 (1893-1961) Enzo Masetti was an Italian composer.

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Ezio Carabella is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Ezio Carabella Died at 73 (1891-1964) Ezio Carabella was an Italian operetta, song and film music composer. He provided music for several films directed by Mario Camerini, among others. He was the father of the actress Flora

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Fabio Frizzi is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Fabio Frizzi age 66 Fabio Frizzi is an Italian musician and composer. Born in Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, he is best known for his film scores. A frequent collaborator with horror director Lucio Fulci, his scores have ...more

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Felice Montagnini is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Felice Montagnini Died at 64 (1902-1966) Felice Montagnini was a film score composer.

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Fiorenzo Carpi is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Fiorenzo Carpi Died at 79 (1918-1997) Fiorenzo Carpi was an Italian composer and pianist, probably best known for the "Pinocchio" theme.

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Francesco De Masi is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Francesco De Masi Died at 75 (1930-2005) Francesco De Masi was an Italian conductor and film score composer. He studied composition at the San Pietro a Maiella Conservatory in Naples, under the guidance of Achille Longo, his uncle. De ...more

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Francesco Mander is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Francesco Mander Died at 89 (1915-2004) Francesco Mander was an Italian conductor and composer.

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Franco Casavola is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Franco Casavola Died at 64 (1891-1955) Franco Casavola was a Futurist composer and theorist.

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Franco Mannino is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Franco Mannino Died at 81 (1924-2005) Franco Mannino was an Italian film composer, pianist, opera director, playwright and novelist, born in Palermo. He made his debut as pianist at the age of 16. He conducted the National Arts ...more

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Franco Micalizzi is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Franco Micalizzi age 78 Frances Taylor was a film score composer.

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Franco Piersanti is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Franco Piersanti age 68 Franco Piersanti is an Italian composer and conductor. Born in Rome, Piersanti graduated in double bass at the Santa Cecilia Conservatory, where he studied composition under the guidance of ...more

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Germano Mazzocchetti is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Germano Mazzocchetti age 65 Germano Mazzocchetti is a musician, composer and film score composer.

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Giancarlo Bigazzi is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Score Composers from Italy
Giancarlo Bigazzi Died at 72 (1940-2012) Giancarlo Bigazzi was an Italian music producer and composer. He was a former member of comedy music group Squallor.