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Ernesto de Curtis (Composer)

Born: 4th October 1875, Naples, Italy

Died: 31st December 1937, Naples, Italy

Nationality: Italian

Ernesto De Curtis was an Italian composer.

Born in Naples, the son of Giuseppe De Curtis and Elisabetta Minnon, he was a great-grandson of composer Saverio Mercadante and the brother of poet Giambattista De Curtis, with whom he wrote the song "Torna a Surriento". He studied piano and received a diploma from the Conservatory of San Pietro a Maiella in Naples.

He died at Naples in 1937.

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