Friday, December 5, 2014

RIP Manuel DeSica

Corriere Della Sera
Staff
December 5, 2014
 
Manuel De Sica dead in Rome
 
Son of Italian director, actor Vittorio De Sica, María Mercader 
 
Was 65 years old. Songwriter, compositions and many scores, was nominated for an Oscar for "The
Garden of the Finzi-Continis"
 
Mourning in the world of Italian culture. He died in Rome, of a heart attack, the composer Manuel De Sica, son of Victor and Maria Mercader, brother Christian and Emi. He was born in Rome in February 1949. This was announced by the press office of Christian De Sica.
 
Manuel was a musician of great value, as demonstrated by the many soundtracks created, we remember especially the Oscar nomination for "The Garden of the Finzi-Continis," but also his compositions concert performed by masters such as Salvatore Accardo and his songs interpreted among other things, by singers such as Ella Fitzgerald and Tony Bennett. Manuel De Sica had won the Golden Globe for "The Icicle Thief" by Maurizio Nichetti, Silver Ribbon for "Wolf, wolf" by Carlo Verdone and the David di Donatello for "Celluloid" Charles Lizzani. He also composed symphonic and chamber music with sonatas for harp, clarinet, and other solo instruments. Always committed to disseminate the work of Victor, has dedicated the book "Of son to father," released by Simon and Schuster in 2013. Manuel De Sica leaves his son Andrea, had by his first wife Tilde Corsi, and his second wife Maria Lucia Langella.
 
 
De SICA, Manuel
Born: 2/24/1949, Rome, Lazio, Italy
Died: 12/5/2014, Rome, Lazio, Italy
 
Manuel DeSica’s westerns – composer:
They Call Him Veritas – 1972
Undead Men (TV) – 2011

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