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Rubén Darío

Félix Rubén García Sarmiento (January 18, 1867 – February 6, 1916), known as Rubén Darío (US: dah-REE-oh, Spanish: [ruˈβen daˈɾi.o]), was a Nicaraguan poet who initiated the Spanish-American literary movement known as modernismo (modernism) that flourished at the end of the 19th century. Darío has had a great and lasting influence on 20th-century Spanish literature and journalism. He has been praised as the "Prince of Castilian Letters" and undisputed father of the modernismo literary movement.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 18th, 1867 (Ciudad Darío), Died León

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: author, songwriter


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-24897 10-in. 3/4/1921 Matinal Joaquín Forero ; Arturo Patiño Male vocal duet, with violin and piano author  
Victor BVE-63308 10-in. 7/24/1930 La margarita Jorge Añez ; Alcides Briceño Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BA-325 10-in. 7/10/1923 Marcha triunfal Berta Singerman Recitation author  
Victor MBS-092541 10-in. before 3/20/1951 La marcha triunfal Manuel Bernal Recitation author  
Gramophone Bm362 10-in. Mar. 1922 Un caso Ricardo Calvo Recitation author  
Gramophone Bm363 10-in. Mar. 1922 Sonatina Ricardo Calvo Recitation author  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Darío, Rubén," accessed October 20, 2020,

Darío, Rubén. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2020, from

"Darío, Rubén." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 20 October 2020.

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