Celebrated film music composer Ennio Morricone dead at 91

Music Jul 6, 2020

Celebrated film music composer Ennio Morricone dead at 91

Ocar-winning Italian composer Ennio Morricone, who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic spaghetti western "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and often haunting soundtracks for such classic Hollywood gangster movies as "The Untouchables” and the epic "Once Upon a Time in America,” ...

Former JR East president Masatake Matsuda dies at 84

Business May 25, 2020

Former JR East president Masatake Matsuda dies at 84

Masatake Matsuda, former president of East Japan Railway Co. and promoter of the April 1987 privatization of the Japanese National Railways, died of liver cancer last Tuesday, it was learned on Monday. He was 84. Matsuda, who joined the JNR in 1961, became an executive ...