Category: Vasili Kojucharov

From The Spaghetti Western Database
Jump to: navigation, search
Vassil Kojucharov.jpg

Vasili Kojucharov (full name Vasco Vassil Kojucharov) was born in Sofia, Bulgaria in 1940, where he graduated with honors in conducting and composition from the State Conservatory. From 1961 to 1963 he studied composition with Aram Khachaturian in Moscow and then moved to Italy. Kojucharov worked as an assistant and occasional orchestrator for Frederico Fellini’s famous composer Nino Rota while making himself a name as a composer of numerous film scores, ballets, chamber pieces and suites. In the 1980s he founded in Rome the Orchestra Sinfonica S. Carlino alle Quattro Fontane, performing with it hundreds of concerts all over Italy. He is also a musical tutor and has received prestigious awards such as the “Accademico Tiberino”, the “Cavaliere di Malta” and the “Accademico Benemerito” of the Accademia Franco Ferrara. As a composer for Spaghetti Westerns Vasili Kojucharov has on several occasions cooperated with fellow composer Elsio Mancuso under the alias Vasco & Mancuso. The films listed here are his solo efforts.