Stelvio Cipriani (1937-2018)

Posted: October 1, 2018 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music News

Stelvio Cipriani has passed away today at age 81. The Italian composer has scored over 200 movies and TV shows over an almost five decade-spanning career. Among his best known scoring credits are Umberto Lenzi’s Nightmare City, James Cameron’s Piranha II: The Spawning, Mario Bava’s A Bay of Blood and Rabid Dogs, Ovidio G. Assonitis’ Tentacles, J.Piquer Simon’s Pieces and Antonio Bido’s Bloodstained Shadow. His main theme for 1973’s The Great Kidnapping (La polizia sta a guardare) was featured prominently in Quentin Tarantino’s 2007 feature Death Proof.