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Cannibal Holocaust Composer Riz Ortolani Passes Away

riz_ortolani_230There are reports circulating that composer Riz Ortolani of Cannibal Holocaust, The House On The Edge Of The Park and other well-loved titles has passed away in Rome.

Riz was 87. Our thoughts are with his family.

Throughout his career, Maestro Ortolani created some of the most unique film music ever written, often going against the accepted norm of scores.

Here is his unforgettable theme from Ruggero Deodato’s legendary Cannibal Holocaust…

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As well as Horrornews.net, Andrew writes for the UK's POWERPLAY ROCK AND METAL MAGAZINE and film geek site WEEKLY GEEK SPEAK. He is the author of books such as VHS ATE MY BRAIN, BAGGED AND BOARDED: LIFE ON PLANET GEEK, the novels A STOLEN FATE, ROGUE SOUL and several other titles. Andrew lives in Nottingham, UK. You can find him on Twitter as @andrewhawnt

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