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Ernestina Lecuona

Ernestina Lecuona y Casado (16 January 1882 – 3 September 1951) was a Cuban pianist, music educator and composer.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 16th, 1882 (Matanzas), Died September 3rd, 1951 (Havana)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

Notes: Elder sister of composer Ernesto Lecuona. Also credited as Ernestina L. de Brouwer.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-48300 10-in. 1/23/1929 Jardín azul Margarita Cueto Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-48301 10-in. 1/23/1929 ¿Me odias? Margarita Cueto Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-49933 10-in. 2/7/1929 ¿Me odias? Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-62174 10-in. 5/28/1930 El alma en un beso Margarita Cueto Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-63673 10-in. 9/26/1930 Bésame con ternura Olga Albani Female vocal solo, with 2 guitars composer  
Victor BS-77545 10-in. 8/25/1933 Bésame con ternura Orquesta Enrique Bryón Instrumental ensemble, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor MBS-90835 10-in. before 1/7/1937 Cierra los ojos Las Dos Marías Female vocal duet, with guitars composer  
Victor BAVE-93217 10-in. June 1936 Ahora que eres mía Juan Arvizu ; Orquesta Tropical ; Guillermo Posadas Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer, lyricist  
Victor BAVE-93407 10-in. 11/17/1936 Dejame amarte aunque sea un día Orquesta Típica Osvaldo Fresedo ; Roberto Ray Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-03808 10-in. 12/18/1936 Cierra, cierra los ojos Marimba Pan-Americana Marimba band, with male vocal solo and talk (take 1); with male vocal solo (take 2) composer  
Victor BS-010861 10-in. 6/15/1937 Ahora que eres mía Orquesta de Cheo Belén Puig ; Alfredito Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Columbia W703305 10-in. June 1930 María la O Ernesto Lecuona ; Nilo Menéndez ; Adolfo Utrera Male vocal solo, with piano composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lecuona, Ernestina," accessed July 30, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101345.

Lecuona, Ernestina. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 30, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101345.

"Lecuona, Ernestina." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 30 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101345

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