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Luis Bacalov

Luis Enríquez Bacalov (30 March 1933, Buenos Aires) is a prolific Argentine, naturalized Italian, composer of film scores. Early on in his career, he composed scores for Spaghetti Western films. In the early 1970s, he collaborated with Italian progressive rock bands. Bacalov has been nominated twice for the Academy Award for Original Score, winning it in 1996 for Il Postino. Bacalov has composed significant works for chorus and orchestra. Presently he is the artistic director of the Orchestra della Magna Grecia in Taranto, Italy. Luis Enríquez Bacalov was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 30 March 1933. Early on in his career, he composed scores for Spaghetti Western films, including Django, Storm Rider, also known as Il Grande Duello, and The Price of Power. Bacalov has been nominated twice for Academy Award for Original Score—music adaptation or treatment— in 1967 for The Gospel According to St. Matthew, and winning the award for Il Postino in 1996.

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