Ernesto De Curtis

Ernesto De Curtis (4 October 1875 – 31 December 1937) 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.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 4th, 1875 (Naples), Died December 31st, 1937 (Naples)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1904 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 113 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-4166 10-in. 12/31/1906 Torna a surriento Vincente Barile Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-4183 10-in. 1/18/1907 Voce 'e notte Vincente Barile Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-6050 10-in. 3/26/1908 Torna a Surriento Francesco Daddi Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-9363 10-in. 8/18/1910 Voce 'e notte Eugenio Torre Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-9746 12-in. 12/29/1910 Canta pe' me Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-11306 10-in. 11/26/1911 Canta pe' me Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-14367 10-in. 1/23/1914 Torna a Surriento Pasquale Amato Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-17361 10-in. 3/23/1916 Sona chitarra Vincenzo Esposito Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-17363 12-in. 3/23/1916 Songs of the past, no. 13 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-17663 10-in. 5/11/1916 A canzone e Napule Amelia Bruno Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-17910 10-in. 6/20/1916 Villanella Teresa de Matienzo Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-18290 10-in. 9/4/1916 Tu, ca nun chiagna! Francesco Daddi Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-19625 10-in. 4/25/1917 Torna a Surriento Neapolitan Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Victor B-20497 10-in. 8/6/1917 Torna a Surrento Carlos Mejía Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-20585 10-in. 9/21/1917 Tarantella da guerra Gennaro Quaranta Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-21736 10-in. 4/4/1918 Wróc do Sorrento Józef Kallini Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-21740 10-in. 4/5/1918 Sciore 'e luntananza Roberto Rotondo Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-23141 10-in. 9/8/1919 Tu, ca nun chiagne! Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-23149 10-in. 9/11/1919 Senza nisciuno Enrico Caruso Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-25141 10-in. 4/6/1921 Tu sola Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with harp, piano, and orchestra composer  
Victor B-25730 10-in. 10/24/1921 Waiting for your return Emilio de Gogorza Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-28426 12-in. 8/13/1923 L'urdema scena Giuseppe Milano Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-29445 10-in. 2/7/1924 Torna a Surriento Giovanni Martinelli Tenor vocal solo, with violin and orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-29445 10-in. 6/22/1925 Torna a Surriento Giovanni Martinelli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-32142 10-in. 4/7/1925 Sentinella Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
(Results 1-25 of 113 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "De Curtis, Ernesto," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109333.

De Curtis, Ernesto. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109333.

"De Curtis, Ernesto." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109333

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