Sam Smith adds an Oscar to his crowded mantle while Ennio Morricone finally takes one home

February 29, 2016 1:15 PM

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One veteran musician finally took home an Oscar at Sunday's Academy Awards, while a well-decorated newcomer added another trophy to his crowded mantle.

Ennio Morricone, the Italian composer credited with more or less inventing the sound of the spaghetti western, won original score for his music for Quentin Tarantino's "The Hateful Eight." The nomination was Morricone's sixth in a career that's stretched over more than half a century and previously ...

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