Juan Morel Campos

Juan Morel Campos (16 May 1857 – 12 May 1896), sometimes erroneously spelled Juan Morell Campos, was a Puerto Rican composer, considered by many to be responsible for taking the genre of danza to its highest level. He composed over 550 musical works before he died unexpectedly at age 38.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 16th, 1857 (Ponce), Died May 12th, 1896

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-73538 10-in. 9/19/1932 Idilio Don Juan y su Orquesta Puerto Rico Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-73540 10-in. 9/19/1932 Vano empeño Don Juan y su Orquesta Puerto Rico Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-73541 10-in. 9/19/1932 Sueño de amor Virgilio Raben Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-73821 10-in. 10/17/1932 Felices días Don Juan y su Orquesta Puerto Rico Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W95730 10-in. 1927 Conversación Euterpe Porto Rican Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W95731 10-in. 1927 Cielo de encantos Euterpe Porto Rican Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W95743 10-in. July 1927 Máscaras alegres Euterpe Porto Rican Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W95754 10-in. July 1927 Candorosa Euterpe Porto Rican Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W95757 10-in. July 1927 Placeres de la vida Euterpe Porto Rican Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W95770 10-in. July 1927 La bella Margo Euterpe Porto Rican Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W95773 10-in. July 1927 Bendita seas Euterpe Porto Rican Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W95779 10-in. July 1927 Tuya es mi vida Euterpe Porto Rican Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
OKeh W402974 10-in. 9/23/1929 No me toques Los Jardineros Male vocal and instrumental ensemble composer, lyricist  
OKeh W403732 10-in. 2/4/1930 Conversación Los Jardineros Instrumental ensemble composer  
OKeh W404232 10-in. 6/24/1930 Impromtu Los Jardineros Instrumental ensemble composer  
OKeh W404233 10-in. 6/24/1930 Cede a mi ruego Los Jardineros Instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick E29623 10-in. 4/17/1929 Laura y Georgina Orquesta Brunswick Antillana Instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick E29629 10-in. 4/22/1929 Mis penas Orquesta Brunswick Antillana Instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick E31397 10-in. 11/8/1929 Felices días Orquesta Brunswick Antillana Instrumental ensemble composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Morel Campos, Juan," accessed March 2, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104551.

Morel Campos, Juan. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 2, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104551.

"Morel Campos, Juan." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 2 March 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104551

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