Manuel De Sica (born 24 February 1949 in Rome) is an Italian composer.
De Sica, son of actor-couple Vittorio De Sica and Maria Mercader and brother of Christian De Sica visited, early music lessons and teachers included with Bruno Maderna.
After a period with the group The Ancients, which released two LPs and completed several television appearances, devoted himself to composition.
The range of his work ranges from popular song compositions (for eg Ella Fitzgerald and Tony Bennett) on soundtracks to numerous classical chamber music, performed for example by Salvatore Accardo and Enrico Dindo. For television De Sica’s work .
His first film compositions near 90 De Sica wrote in 1968 for a film of his father, for his The Garden of the Finzi Contini, he received an Oscar nomination. There were no other awards in 1992 for Al lupo, al lupo (Nastro d’Argento) and 1996 for Celluloide (David di Donatello). With his brother and the directors Enrico Oldoini and Carlo Vanzina… read more