Luis Enriquez Bacalov
From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
Luis Enríquez Bacalov (March 30, 1933 - November 15, 2017) was a prolific Argentine, naturalized Italian, composer of film scores. Early on in his career, he composed scores for Spaghetti Western films like Django. In the early 1970s, he collaborated with Italian progressive rock bands like Osanna who did the scores for polizio films such as: Il Boss and Milano Calibro 9. 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. He also acted as artistic director of the Orchestra della Magna Grecia in Taranto, Italy.