Alessandro Alessandroni was born on March 18, 1925 and died on March 26, 2017.
He was an Italian musician and composer.
Alessandroni played multiple instruments, including the guitar, mandolin, mandolincello, sitar, accordion and piano, and composed over 40 film scores and countless library music.
As he was an accomplished whistler, Alessandroni collaborated with his childhood friend Ennio Morricone on a number of soundtracks for Spaghetti westerns.
His orchestration often calls for an unusual combination of instruments and voices.
He has also composed film scores, including Any Gun Can Play (1967), Johnny Hamlet (1968), The Reward’s Yours… The Man’s Mine (1969), Lady Frankenstein (1971), The Devil’s Nightmare (1971), The Mad Butcher (1971), Seven Hours of Violence (1973), Poker in Bed (1974), White Fang and the Hunter (1975), Blood and Bullets (1976), L’adolescente (1976), La professoressa di scienze naturali (1976), The Opening of Misty Beethoven (1976), Women’s Camp 119 (1977), Killer Nun (1978) and L’imbranato (1979).
Alessandro Alessandroni passed away at 92 years old.