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Rafael Hernández

Rafael Hernández Marín (October 24, 1892 – December 11, 1965) was a Puerto Rican songwriter, author of hundreds of popular songs in the Latin American repertoire. He specialized in Puerto Rican styles such as the canción, bolero and guaracha. Among his most famous compositions are "Lamento borincano", "Capullito de alhelí", "Campanitas de cristal", "Cachita", "Silencio", "El cumbanchero", "Ausencia" and "Perfume de gardenias". Cachita was featured in the film Hemingway and Gellhorn (2012).

Birth and Death Data: Born October 24th, 1891 (Aguadilla), Died December 11th, 1965 (San Juan)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, guitar, director, leader, songwriter, violin, vocalist, performer, piano, arranger

Recordings (Results 151-175 of 318 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-92550 10-in. 7/2/1935 Amor, amor Grupo Victoria Vocal and instrumental ensemble lyricist, director, composer, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-92551 10-in. 7/2/1935 Adios a Gardel Grupo Victoria Vocal and instrumental ensemble director, lyricist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BS-92552 10-in. 7/2/1935 Adiós, y dame un beso Grupo Victoria Vocal and instrumental ensemble director, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor BS-92553 10-in. 7/2/1935 Las benditas Grupo Victoria Vocal and instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, guitar, director  
Victor BAVE-93089 10-in. Between 1/17/1936 and 3/10/1936 Enamorado de tí Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo composer  
Victor BAVE-93206 10-in. June 1936 Enamorado de ti Orquesta Harold Mickey Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Victor BAVE-93367 10-in. 10/7/1936 Adios a gardel Orquesta Tipica Edgardo Donato Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor MBS-94817 10-in. before 9/7/1937 Ya no te quiero Juan Concha y su Danzonera Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor MBS-94913 10-in. before 10/25/1937 Ya no te quiero Elvira Ríos Female vocal solo, with violin and piano composer  
Victor BS-95122 10-in. 9/20/1935 Perfume de gardenias Grupo Victoria Vocal and instrumental ensemble lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-95123 10-in. 9/20/1935 Cuando nos besamos Grupo Victoria Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-95124 10-in. 9/20/1935 Quimbamba Grupo Victoria Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-95127 10-in. 9/20/1935 Pa' abisinia Grupo Victoria Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-95159 10-in. 10/2/1935 Campanita de cristal Marimba Pan-Americana Marimba band composer  
Victor BS-95174 10-in. 10/4/1935 Todo para ti Orquesta Johnny Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-98052 10-in. 11/8/1935 Desmayo Septeto Machín Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-98054 10-in. 11/8/1935 Campanitas de cristal Septeto Machín Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-98333 10-in. 11/27/1935 Lola Cuarteto Machín Instrumental quartet and male vocal duet composer  
Victor BS-101527 10-in. 4/23/1936 Cachita Rainbow Room Orchestra ; Nano Rodrigo Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor G-1725 10-in. 1/10/1917 Candorosa Orquesta Tizol Orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Victor G-1726 10-in. 1/10/1917 Ausencia Orquesta Tizol Orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Victor G-1727 10-in. 1/10/1917 Pepina Orquesta Tizol Orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Victor G-1728 10-in. 1/10/1917 Zazá Orquesta Tizol Orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Victor G-1729 10-in. 1/10/1917 Quejas del alma Orquesta Tizol Orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Victor K-1730 12-in. 1/10/1917 Suspiros de España Orquesta Tizol Orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
(Results 151-175 of 318 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hernández, Rafael," accessed April 13, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103387.

Hernández, Rafael. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 13, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103387.

"Hernández, Rafael." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 13 April 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103387

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