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Emilio Prud’homme

Emilio Prud’Homme y Maduro (August 20, 1856- July 21, 1932) was a Dominican lawyer, writer, and educator. Prud’Homme is known for having authored the lyrics of the Dominican National Anthem. He is also attributed with helping establish a national identity, for what was at the time a nascent republic.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 21st, 1856 (Puerto Plata Province), Died August 21st, 1931 (Santo Domingo)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-11197 10-in. 11/7/1911 Himno nacional de la República Dominicana Humberto Pérez [i.e., Umberto Sorrentino] Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Prud’homme, Emilio," accessed July 23, 2021,

Prud’homme, Emilio. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 23, 2021, from

"Prud’homme, Emilio." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 July 2021.

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