Who wrote Gabriel’s oboe?
The music for Gabriel’s oboe was written by Italian composer Ennio Morricone. He is well known for writing movie music including well know themes from various Clint Eastwood movies.
Vocalist Sarah Brightman set lyrics to the theme to create her own song, “Nella Fantasia”. In 2010, Morricone encouraged soprano Hayley Westenra to write English lyrics for “Gabriel’s Oboe” for her album Paradiso.