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Ernesto Lecuona

Ernesto Lecuona y Casado (Spanish pronunciation: [eɾˈnesto leˈkwona]; August 6, 1895 – November 29, 1963) was a Cuban composer and pianist of worldwide fame. He composed over six hundred pieces, mostly in the Cuban vein, and was a pianist of exceptional skill. His father was Canarian and his mother was Cuban.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 6th, 1896 (Guanabacoa), Died November 29th, 1963 (Santa Cruz de Tenerife)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, piano, lyricist, leader, songwriter, arranger

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 259 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-30329 10-in. 6/26/1924 Por allá se ha ido Mariano Meléndez ; Antonio P. Utrera Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor B-30331 10-in. 6/26/1924 Palomita blanca Mariano Meléndez ; Antonio P. Utrera Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-34084 10-in. 1/13/1926 Por qué me has hecho llorar Mariano Meléndez Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-34099 10-in. 1/15/1926 Se fué Mariano Meléndez Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-34221 10-in. 12/17/1925 Es un golfo Juan Pulido Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-34400 10-in. 1/15/1926 Vals triste Mariano Meléndez Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-36149 10-in. 9/2/1926 Se fué ... Sexteto Habanero Vocal and instrumental sextet composer  
Victor BVE-36156 10-in. 9/3/1926 Andar, andar Sexteto Habanero Vocal and instrumental sextet composer  
Victor BVE-38158 10-in. 3/10/1927 Habana Juan Pulido Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-38176 10-in. 3/17/1927 Habana Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-38849 10-in. 5/31/1927 Si tú supieras Mariano Meléndez Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-39216 10-in. 6/6/1927 Por fin te ví Ernesto Lecuona Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-39217 10-in. 6/6/1927 ¿Por qué te vas? Ernesto Lecuona Piano solo composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-39218 10-in. 6/6/1927 Amorosa Ernesto Lecuona Piano solo composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-39219 10-in. 6/6/1927 La comparsa Ernesto Lecuona Piano solo composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-39306 10-in. 6/15/1927 Yo te quiero Mariano Meléndez Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-39673 10-in. 7/19/1927 Funeral María Luisa Morales Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-39696 10-in. 7/22/1927 Andar (Danza) María Luisa Morales Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-41282 10-in. 12/28/1927 Yo te quiero! Juan Pulido Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-41283 10-in. 12/28/1927 Un beso Juan Pulido Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-42295 10-in. 5/17/1928 Malagueña José Conrado de Tovar Piano solo composer  
Victor BVE-42296 10-in. 5/17/1928 Danza cubana José Conrado de Tovar Piano solo composer  
Victor BVE-43110 10-in. 2/23/1928 Tengo una guajirita Margarita Cueto ; José Moriche Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-43572 10-in. 4/17/1928 No hables más Ernesto Lecuona Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-43573 10-in. 4/17/1928 Vals en re bemol Ernesto Lecuona Piano solo composer, instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 1-25 of 259 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lecuona, Ernesto," accessed November 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104088.

Lecuona, Ernesto. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104088.

"Lecuona, Ernesto." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 November 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104088

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