oscars_46_Luis Enriquez Bacalov

Prolific Argentine film composer Luis Enríquez Bacalov – who began his career composing scores for Spaghetti Westerns and collaborated with Italian progressive rock bands in the early 1970s – has been nominated twice for an Academy Award for Original Score—for music adaptation or treatment— in 1967 for The Gospel According to St. Matthew, and winning the Oscar nearly 30 years later for Il Postino in 1996.

Best Adaptation or Score Treatment, The Gospel According to St. Matthew, 39th Academy Awards, Nominated
Best Original Dramatic Score, Il Postino, 68th Academy Awards, Won 

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