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un articolo scritto per la scomparsa di Alessandro Alessandroni

Alessandro Alessandroni, death of the whistle The Man Alessandro Alessandroni died on March 26 (2017) at 92 years. Composer, conductor and multi-instrumentalist he will be remembered for his skills as a guitarist and whistler in many famous Italian and international cinema soundtracks Alessandroni began to play various instruments such as guitar, mandolin, piano, flute and sax like a self-taught.  After graduating from the conservatory of Rome he began to work with the “Fonolux” society as member of orchestra for film music. In that period he met Nino Rota who discovers his talent as a whistler. He was nicknamed "whistle" (“fischio”) by director Federico Fellini. Its crisp, clean whistle has been appreciated by many Italian composers of film.  In 1964 Ennio Morricone calls him to make a "fischiatina" (“a little whisper”) for a unknown western movie by Sergio Leone and this song was the theme of the titles of "A Fistful of Dollars". On this music Alessandro

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