Manuel De Sica

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Manuel De Sica
Nancy cuomo e manuel de sica (1974).jpg
De Sica with singer Nancy Cuomo (1974)
Born24 February 1949
Died5 December 2014(2014-12-05) (aged 65)
Rome, Italy
OccupationComposer
Parent(s)Vittorio De Sica (dead)
María Mercarder (dead)
RelativesChristian De Sica (brother)
Ramón Mercarder (half-uncle, dead)

Manuel De Sica (24 February 1949 – 5 December 2014) was an Italian composer. He was born in Rome, Italy.[1] In 1993, De Sica won the Nastro d'Argento for Best Score for Carlo Verdone's Al lupo, al lupo.[2] In 1996 he won the David di Donatello for Best Score for Carlo Lizzani's Celluloide.[2] In 2005 he was honored with the title of Commendatore of the Italian Republic.[3]

Sica died of a heart attack in Rome on 5 December 2014, aged 65.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Manuel De Sica: una vita in musica". Fondazione Toscanini. 17 May 2013. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Enrico Lancia. I premi del cinema. Gremese Editore, 1998. ISBN 8877422211.
  3. "Roberto Benigni nominato Cavaliere della Repubblica". DGmag. 28 November 2005. Retrieved 18 October 2013.
  4. Morto d’infarto il musicista Manuel De Sica, fratello di Christian (Italian)

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