Jorge Anckermann

Jorge Anckermann (22 March 1877 – 3 February 1941) was a Cuban pianist, composer and bandleader. Havana-born, he started in music at eight with his father. At age ten he was able to substitute in a trio. In 1892, he went to Mexico as musical director of the bufo company of Nachos Lopez, visiting various Mexican states, and touring California.

Anckermann lived in Mexico City for a number of years, teaching music. In Cuba, he was for many years the musical director of leading theatres. He composed and produced pieces for zarzuelas, reviews and comedies. He also composed boleros, and was apparently the originator of the guajira. The grand theatre Alhambra was the scene of his greatest hits, such as La isla de cotorras. Famous pieces include El arroyo que murmura; El quitrín; Flor de Yumurí; Un bolero en la noche.

His father, Carlos Anckermann, and his brother, Fernando Anckermann, were also prominent composers and musicians.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 22, 1877 (Havana), Died February 3, 1941 (Havana)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909 - 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-12459 10-in. 10/3/1912 El bombín de Barreto Regino y Colombo Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
Victor B-12462 10-in. 10/3/1912 El hoyo de la muela Regino y Colombo Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
Victor B-12464 10-in. 10/3/1912 Amarte siempre Regino y Colombo Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
Victor B-12467 10-in. 10/3/1912 Tu linda boca Regino y Colombo Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
Victor B-12476 10-in. 10/4/1912 Casita criolla Regino y Colombo Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
Victor B-12482 10-in. 10/4/1912 El pitanco Regino y Colombo Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
Victor B-12483 10-in. 10/4/1912 Adán y Eva Regino y Colombo Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
Victor B-12484 10-in. 10/4/1912 Corazón de nieve Regino y Colombo Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
Victor B-12492 10-in. 10/5/1912 Caballería criolla Regino y Colombo Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
Victor BVE-39308 10-in. 6/15/1927 Dime porqué Mariano Meléndez Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BRC-71985 10-in. 3/22/1932 Borrachera Juan Pulido Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-73962 10-in. 11/16/1932 Flor de Yumurí Rosario García Orellana Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor L-78 10-in. 3/20/1913 Mi merenguito Pilar Jiménez Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor L-79 10-in. 3/20/1913 Cosas cubiches Hortensia Valerón Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor L-81 10-in. 3/20/1913 Quiero verme en tus ojos Pilar Jiménez ; Hortensia Valerón Female vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor L-82 10-in. 3/20/1913 Alfredo mío Mariano Fernández ; Hortensia Valerón Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor XVE-84 10-in. 11/1/1925 Marisa Eusebio Delfín ; Esteban Sansirena Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
Victor L-86 10-in. 3/20/1913 Soy Petra la bonita Hortensia Valerón Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor L-89 10-in. 3/20/1913 Siembra la caña Alhambra Cuarteto Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor L-108 10-in. 3/22/1913 Yo vivo por verte Blanca Vázquez ; F. Villamil Female-male vocal duet, with mandolin and guitar composer  
Victor R-280 10-in. 2/10/1909 El jipijapa Adolfo Colombo ; Pilar Jiménez Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor R-282 10-in. 2/10/1909 Nada me importa Adolfo Colombo ; Pilar Jiménez Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 37921 10-in. 1910 or later El alcalde de Chaparrea Pilar Jiménez ; Hortensia Valerón Female vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 93536 10-in. approximately August 1923 La isla de las cotorras Orquesta del Teatro Alhambra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 93537 10-in. approximately August 1923 La carretera central Orquesta del Teatro Alhambra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W95968 10-in. 1927 Carmela Juan De la Cruz ; Bienvenido León Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
Columbia W96822 10-in. October 1928 El país las botellas Orquesta Típica Criolla Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W97211 10-in. June 1929 Para ti Maria Cervantes Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Brunswick 11398-11400 10-in. 9/24/1923 Juramento sagrado Villalon Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Brunswick 11401-11403 10-in. 9/24/1923 Pesares y alegria Villalon Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Brunswick 11404-11405 10-in. 9/24/1923 Querete simpre Villalon Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Brunswick HV543 10-in. May 1928 Cantando va Blanca Becerra ; Adolfo Colombo ; Dulce María Mola Mixed vocal trio composer  
Edison 857 10-in. approximately Nov. 1911 El arroyo que murmura Luisa Bresonier Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 10765 10-in. 1/12/1926 Yo quisiera Mariano Meléndez Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Edison 10792 10-in. 1/26/1926 La borrachera Mariano Meléndez Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CL6418 10-in. 10/19/1937 Flor de yumuri Lecuona Cuban Boys ; Alberto Rabagliati Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Anckermann, Jorge," accessed December 7, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101314.

Anckermann, Jorge. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 7, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101314.

"Anckermann, Jorge." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 7 December 2022.

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