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Rubén Darío

Félix Rubén García Sarmiento (18 January 1867 – 6 February 1916), known as Rubén Darío (US: dah-REE-oh, Spanish: [ruˈβen daˈɾi.o]), was a Nicaraguan poet who initiated the Spanish-language literary movement known as modernismo (modernism) that flourished at the end of the 19th century. Darío had a great and lasting influence on 20th-century Spanish-language 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 1867 (Ciudad Darío), Died February 6, 1916 (León)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: author, songwriter

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.


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  
Columbia W97491 10-in. October 1929 La marcha triunfal : Recitación Fortunio Bonanova 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  
Gramophone BJ2473 10-in. 9/21/1929 Marcha triumphal Ricardo Calvo Agostí Recitation author  
Gramophone BJ2474 10-in. 9/21/1929 Sonatina Ricardo Calvo Recitation author  
Gramophone BJ2488 10-in. 11/20/1929 Canción de otoño en primavera Ricardo Calvo Agostí Recitation author  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Darío, Rubén," accessed February 29, 2024,

Darío, Rubén. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 29, 2024, from

"Darío, Rubén." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 29 February 2024.

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