Born in Rome, Italy on Sept. 14, 1897. Following service in the Italian army during WWI, D'Elia immigrated to Los Angeles. For 30 years he worked there as a scenic artist for the motion picture studios. He died of heart failure in Los Angeles on March 24, 1949. Member: LA AA.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"Index of Artists Supplement
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