25th February 1856
12th February 1930
Eva Dell'Acqua was a Belgian singer and composer of Italian ancestry
She was the daughter of the Italian painter Cesare Dell'Acqua. She composed in the Romantic style and produced orchestral works, pieces for chamber orchestra, and other works for piano and solo voice, opera and stage.
Dell'Acqua's song "Villanelle" for coloratura soprano has been widely performed and recorded, and has appeared on film soundtracks including Get Hep to Love (1942) and I Married an Angel (1942). Dell'Acqua died 12 February 1930 in Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium.[