“Isla de Capri” by Osvaldo Fresedo y su Orquesta Típica with Roberto Ray in vocals, 1935.
Austrian composer, pianist, and conductor (11 August 1894 – 10 December 1939)
Wilhelm Grosz was able to apply a considerable melodic gift to setting the lyrics of popular songs, some of which became international successes.
Among them: “Isla de Capri”.
Grosz’s classical compositions include three operas, two ballets, incidental music for three plays, scores for a number of films, orchestral works, a Symphonic Dance for piano and orchestra, chamber music, piano pieces and songs.
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