Félix Astol

Fèlix Astol i Artés (October 9, 1813 – January 21, 1901) was a Spanish musician and composer from Catalonia best known for being the co-composer of "La Borinqueña", the National Anthem of Puerto Rico.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 9, 1813 (Reus), Died January 21, 1901 (Mayagüez)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1910 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-16156 10-in. 7/1/1915 La Borinqueña Manuel Pocholo Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-16340 10-in. 8/10/1915 La Borinqueña Orquesta Rodríguez [i.e., Victor Orchestra] Orchestra composer  
Victor B-18227 10-in. 7/26/1916 Danza Borinquen Quinteto Borinquen Instrumental quintet composer  
Victor B-30553 10-in. 8/6/1924 Borinquen Salvador de Jesús ; Francisco Quiñones Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Victor XVE-42870 10-in. 8/2/1928 La borinqueña Orquesta Puerto Rico Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-73536 10-in. 9/19/1932 La borinquen Virgilio Rabén Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor G-1732 10-in. 1/10/1917 Borinquen Orquesta Tizol Orchestra composer  
Columbia 15006 10-in. 1910 La borinqueña : Danza Orquesta Tizol Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 15097 10-in. 1910 La borinqueña : Danza Orquesta Cocolía Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 15108 10-in. 1910 La borinqueña : Danza Teresa Moreno Calderon Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W95734 10-in. July 1927 La borinqueña Euterpe Porto Rican Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick E30124 10-in. 6/26/1929 La borinqueña Orquesta Brunswick Antillana Instrumental ensemble composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Astol, Félix," accessed December 1, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100629.

Astol, Félix. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 1, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100629.

"Astol, Félix." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 1 December 2023.

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