Thursday, January 23, 2014

RIP Ubaldo Continiello

RIP Ubaldo Continiello
He died yesterday January 21st in Rome due to a sudden cardiac arrest, the Master Ubaldo Continiello, one of the most experienced musicians and Italian composers of Italian genre cinema. He was born in Monteverde, in the province of Avellino, in 1941.
He has worked with directors like Ruggero Deodato, Lamberto Bava, and Mario Bava.
He started his film career in 1967 composing the music for "Black Tigress" starring Lola Falana. He also socred six films for actor Franco Franchi starting with "Il gatto di Brooklyn aspirante detective in 1973.
In 1977 he scored his most important success of his career with the film "Last Cannibal World", one of the first 'cannibal movies directed by Deodato. After writing numerous hit songs including those of Tony Monaco, in 1980 he composed the soundtrack for the film by Lamberto Bava "Macabre."
Born: 1941 Monteverde, Avellino Italy 1/21/2014, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Died: 1/21/2014, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Ubaldo Continiello’s westerns – composer:
Black Tigress - 1967
The Grandson of Zorro – 1975

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