He is an Italian composer and conductor. He is considered one of the most prolific and influential film composers of his era
Leone asked Morricone to create a new distinctive score for his film ' A Fistful of Dollars'. as budget strictures limited Morricones access to a full orchestra, he used gunshots, cracking whips, whistle, voices, guimbarde, trumpets and the new fender electric guitar, instead of orchestral arrangements of Westerns standards like John Ford's films.
Thou sonically bizarre for a movie score, Morricone's music was viscerally to Leone's vision. In future films, leone had a personal way of shooting scenes with Morricone's score ongoing.