Maria Travia Wiki – Biography
Maria Travia is the surviving wife of Ennio Morricone, an Italian composer, orchestrator, conductor, and former trumpet player, writing in a wide range of musical styles. Morricone composed over 400 scores for cinema and television, as well as over 100 classical works. It is being reported that Morricone died early Monday, July 6th in a Rome clinic, where he was taken shortly after suffering a fall that caused a hip fracture.
In the life of Ennio Morricone, one great love. In 1950, he met Maria Travia, a native of Sicily, but who had moved to Rome for only three years. Was a friend of the sister of the composer, Adriana: “I liked immediately very much”, confided Morricone in an interview with the Courier.en. From there blossomed a love which in 1956 was consecrated with the marriage. But let’s go with the order.
Maria Travia Age
Maria Travia’s age is unknown.
Maria Travia & Ennio Morricone
The couple was married in 1956 meaning they had been together for 64 years. Trivia and Morricone met in 1950. Trivia has written lyrics to complement her husband’s pieces. Her works include the Latin texts for The Mission. They had three sons and a daughter, in order of birth: Marco (1957), Alessandra (1961), the conductor and film composer Andrea (1964), and Giovanni Morricone (1966), a filmmaker, who lives in New York City.
The conception of the love of Ennio Morricone was very clear. The Master declared: “perseverance is everything. I don’t know if there’s a lightning strike or the intuition of the supernatural. I know that there are strength, consistency, reliability, and durability. And, of course, the fidelity”. And so, he and Maria Travia became engaged and on October 13, 1956, and they became husband and wife. The next October they would have celebrated 64 years of marriage, and 70 years from their first encounter. Morricone explained how did they remain united for so long:
“It was very good of her to support me. It is true, sometimes I was the one to bear it. But living with one who does my job is not easy. Attention military. Times rigorous. Whole days without seeing anyone. There is a type of hard, first with me and consequently with those around me. Otherwise, the results do not arrive. The success is certainly talented, but, even more, from work, from the experience and, again, the loyalty to his art as to his woman. I have given the rule to give the best, always. Even if we don’t always succeed”.
Morricone lived in Italy his entire life and never desired to live in Hollywood. The New York Times Magazine listed Ennio Morricone among hundreds of artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire.
From the love between Ennio Morricone and Maria Travia were born four children. Andrea Morricone is 55 years old and he is a composer and conductor. Giovanni Morricone has 54 years old and is a film producer. And then Marco and Alessandra Morricone, respectively of 63 and 59 years.
Husband (Ennio Morricone) Death
In the 1950s, Ennio Morricone – died at the age of 91 years – met Maria Travia and fell in love. Shortly after they have known it, the woman was involved in an accident, that forced her to remain immobile and in plaster from the neck to the waist for a long time. Mary suffered so much, and Ennio was next and so he managed to conquer it: “The ingessarono from the neck to the waist, as it was then. He suffered a lot. I have remained close. And so, day after day, drop after drop, I fall in love”.
The Oscar winner and composer of “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and “The Mission” and among the most prolific and admired composers in film history died on Monday, July 6th, 2020 at the age of 91. He died in a Rome clinic, where he was taken shortly after suffering a fall that caused a hip fracture, his lawyer Giorgio Asumma told Italian news agency ANSA.
Shortly after Morricone’s death was confirmed, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte tweeted: “We will always remember, with infinite gratitude, the artistic genius of the Maestro #EnnioMorricone. It made us dream, feel excited, reflect, writing memorable notes that will remain indelible in the history of music and cinema.”