Born in Satu-Mare, Romania. He graduated th Music Academy "George Enescu", studied composition and conducting with maestro Akim Stoia and Ion Baciu. In Israel Ernst continued his studies with maestro Shalom Ronly Riklis. During his activity years he set up four chamber orchestras: two in Romania and two in Israel. He activated as a composer in the Jerusalem Movie Studio. His compositions were performed in festivals and recorded for radio and CD. He activated as the music director of the Romanian and Hungarian theatres in Israel as well as conducted several orchestras in Europe and Israel. Musical education is also an important element among his activities.
See: Works by Leb Ernest published by I.M.C.