The emotional farewell letter left by Ennio Morricone

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The emotional farewell letter left by Ennio Morricone





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The acclaimed Italian composer Ennio Morricone inadvertently left “bother”.

Gone is a musical legacy that has touched millions of people around the world … and a letter with a special farewell to their loved ones.

“I, Ennio Morricone, have died”, begins the text that the Italian composer himself wrote.

His death occurred this Monday in Rome. He was 91 years old.

Morricone, who signed the soundtrack for more than 400 films and authored some of the most famous melodies in film history, was admitted to a clinic in the Italian capital. after suffering a fall and break the femur.

Shortly after his death was known, at the doors of the clinic where he was, his lawyer and friend Giorgio Assumma revealed his last goodbye to the press.

A moving text with an ending full of love and emotion, like the great films it brought to life.

A sad announcement

“I, Ennio Morricone, have died. I announce it like this to all the friends who were always close to me and also to those a little distant that I say goodbye with great affection,” he begins. the missive.

The acclaimed musician expresses his deep gratitude to the people who accompanied him throughout his life, both family and friends, including director Giuseppe Tornatore, for whom he worked in all his films, and his wife, Roberta Pacetti.

“It is impossible to name them all,” says Morricone, explaining the reason for his writing.

“There is only one reason that prompts me to greet everyone like this and to celebrate a funeral in private: I do not want to disturb“.


"Obituary written by Dad" can be read at the beginning of the letter shown by his lawyer and friend.


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“Obituary written by Dad” can be read at the beginning of the letter shown by his lawyer and friend.


Addressing his children, daughter-in-law and grandchildren, Morricone conveys his greatest wish: “I hope you understand how much he loved you.”

An immense love with which he closes his goodbye, this time dedicating it to Maria, his wife.

“Finally, Maria, but not last,” he stresses. “I renew to her the extraordinary love that has kept us together and that I regret leaving. For her it is my most painful goodbye. “





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Dad written obituary

I, Ennio Morricone, have died.

I announce it like this to all the friends who were always close to me and also to those a little distant that I say goodbye with great affection. It is impossible to name them all.

But a special memory is for Peppuccio and Roberta, fraternal friends who are very present in the last years of our lives.

There is only one reason that prompts me to greet everyone like this and to celebrate a funeral in private: I don’t want to bother.





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I greet with great affection Inés, Laura, Sara, Enzo and Norbert, for having shared with me and my family much of my life.

I want to remember with love my sisters Adriana, María, Franca and their loved ones and let them know how much I have loved them.

A full, intense and profound greeting to my children Marco, Alessandra, Andrea, Giovanni, my daughter-in-law Monica and my grandchildren Francesca, Valentina, Francesco and Luca.

I hope you understand how much I loved you.

Lastly, Maria (but not last). I renew to her the extraordinary love that has kept us together and that I regret leaving.

For her it is my most painful goodbye.

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