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Ernesto Cortazar


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Ernesto Cortazar II was born in Mexico City into a family of composers. Ernesto’s father, Ernesto Cortazar Sr., was an accomplished composer respected in his field and was named president of the Society of Authors and Composers.
When Ernesto Cortazar II was 13 he tragically lost both of his parents in a horrible auto accident. Despite tragedy Ernesto preceded with his intense studies by attending a music academy, and by age 17, he began scoring for movies.

At age 18, Ernesto completed his very first musical score for the motion picture “La Risa de la Ciudad”. The main musical composition for this film was Ernesto’s piano piece titled “River of Dreams.” With this film, Ernesto Cortazar won the award for Best Background Music for a Latin American Film at The Cartagena Festival. Since then, Ernesto has composed musical scores for more than 500 motion pictures.
Ernesto traveled to more than 25 countries and performed his original compositions for political figures such as President Menem of Argentina, Nikita Krushev of the USSR and entertained in such prestigious venues including The Kremlin (USSR) and The Mexican Presidential House.
Ernesto’s incredible performance was requested and enjoyed by many of Hollywood’s biggest celebrities including Charlton Heston, Danny de Vito, Michael Bolton, Octavio Paz, and The Rolling Stones.


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  • Acid_Witch

    Божественная музыка. :') СПАСИБО!!!

    25 Aug 2014 Reply
  • Slim_rafa


    18 Feb 2014 Reply
  • selivolya


    12 Nov 2012 Reply
  • garotadoLeblon

    transporto-me a lugares que ainda visitarei, Cerco-me de energis sutís e vôo...

    3 Aug 2012 Reply
  • l7n26e8h21

    Não é a primeira vez que ouço Ernesto Cortazar e aqui vim sabendo que encontraria qualidade de composições e excelente musica.

    29 Jul 2012 Reply
  • FallingUpwards7


    6 May 2012 Reply
  • miriamogasawara

    Músicas de encantamento, de Ernesto Cortazar

    16 Mar 2012 Reply
  • leniel

    Great YouTube finding...

    11 Nov 2011 Reply
  • Niltostes

    Não sabia que Ernesto Cortazar havia nacido no mesmo signo que eu, sou do dia 11 do 12, Adoro tudo que ele compos.

    31 Mar 2011 Reply
  • zgorzelec

    Przepiękna muzyka.

    7 Feb 2011 Reply
  • Ranita4

    mi favorito

    23 Aug 2010 Reply
  • ranchoel

    Musiqua que te encanta de manera maravillosa

    10 Jul 2010 Reply
  • netsybrit971

    comment télécharger cette magnifique musique sur mac?

    1 Jun 2010 Reply
  • Ranita4


    18 May 2010 Reply
  • CalidrisO

    Ernesto Cortazar III, Is your father Ernesto Cortazar II, and was there a pianist named Ernesto Cortazar I? Is the photo at the top of the page Ernesto Cortazar II?

    22 Dec 2009 Reply
  • Cieloli

    Hola mis amigos,de todo el mundovamos a compartir juntos lo hermoso,y dulce de la musica.

    16 Oct 2009 Reply
  • creepingdeathv2

    beethhovens silence concerto version...oh my GOD!!!! oh my god!!!! absolutely no words to express my feelings for it... oh my god

    1 Sep 2009 Reply
  • ErnestoCortazar

    Hello my friends, Today I am happy to announce the my father's albums "Just For You" and "On The Top Of The World" are now available on iTunes. The direct links to these two albums are: Just for You - On The Top Of The World - As I said before, these new albums have been re-mastered and not only the sound quality has been improved, the file quality with a 256 kbps Bit Rate compared to the 128 kbps files on 10 years ago will give you the best sound of Ernesto Cortazar's piano ever. Very soon on iTunes (between 24-48 hours): Mascarade Leaves In The Wind TicTac Blues I will also announce these releases but maybe you will be able to find them on iTunes even before I give you the news. Thank you again to all for keeping my father's music alive and remember to spread the word Greetings, Ernesto Cortazar III

    25 Jun 2009 Reply
  • sina4403


    2 Jun 2009 Reply
  • Blancamorales

    No encuentro sus discos en Lima, si alguien me ayuda por favor? Aun vive? no da conciertos?

    24 Aug 2008 Reply
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