Rome has honored the Oscar-winning composer Ennio Morricone, who died earlier this month at the town at 91.
On Friday that the City Council voted to rename among its concert halls following him.
Since the council met, the Orchestra of St Cecilia played with Morricone’s soundtrack to the movie”Once Upon A Time in the United States.”
His son Andrea led the orchestra since it performed.
Morricone acquired a lifetime achievement Academy Award in 2007 in addition to an Oscar in 2016 for the score he composed for American director Quentin Tarantino’s”The Hateful Eight”.
Rome’s Music Park Auditorium will now be known as the Ennio Morricone Auditorium.
His memorable soundtracks comprised the one for its iconic Spaghetti Western”The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” that was led by his former college classmate, Sergio Leone.