Rafael Bolívar Coronado

Rafael Bolívar Coronado was a Venezuelan composer and author. He was born on June 6, 1884 in Villa de Cura, Aragua State.

Bolívar is best known for writing the lyrics of the popular joropo song Alma Llanera, in conjunction with composer Pedro Elías Gutiérrez.

Bolívar died on January 31, 1924 in Barcelona, Spain at the age of 39, following complications from influenza.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 6th, 1884 (Villa de Cura), Died January 31st, 1924 (Barcelona)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: author


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-015815 10-in. 10/29/1937 Alma llanera Lorenzo Herrera ; Los Llaneros Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble author  


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Bolívar Coronado, Rafael. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 2, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105052.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105052


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