Manuel Jiménez

Manuel A. Jiménez or "El Canario", (born in Orocovis, Puerto Rico on January 1, 1895), was a Puerto Rican musician most famous for his work in the plena style. During the 1930s, he introduced new elements like piano, horns, and bass into plena, spreading its popularity. Jiménez died on November 21, 1975.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1, 1895, Died November 21, 1975

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1910 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, composer, vocalist, lyricist, songwriter

Notes: Also known as "El Canario."

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 151-175 of 198 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia CO23611 10-in. 10/24/1938 Ruego : Bolero Canario y su Orquesta "Puerto Rico" Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO23612 10-in. 10/24/1938 Vieja amiga : Bolero Canario y su Orquesta "Puerto Rico" Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO23613 10-in. 10/24/1938 Moneda falsa : Bolero rumba Canario y su Orquesta "Puerto Rico" Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO23815 10-in. 12/9/1938 Puerto Rico : Bolero Canario y su Orquesta "Puerto Rico" Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO23816 10-in. 12/9/1938 Sonía : Balada rus Canario y su Orquesta "Puerto Rico" Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO23817 10-in. 12/9/1938 Porqué me desprecías : Bolero Canario y su Orquesta "Puerto Rico" Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO23818 10-in. 12/9/1938 Serpiente : Bolero Canario y su Orquesta "Puerto Rico" Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO23819 10-in. 12/9/1938 Tu vida es mi vida : Bolero Canario y su Orquesta "Puerto Rico" Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO23820 10-in. 12/9/1938 Tormento : Bolero Canario y su Orquesta "Puerto Rico" Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO24102 10-in. 2/10/1939 Margarita gautier : Bolero Canario y su Orquesta "Puerto Rico" Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO24103 10-in. 2/10/1939 Mensaje lírico : Bolero Canario y su Orquesta "Puerto Rico" Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO24104 10-in. 2/10/1939 Purísima (Tu traje azul y blanco) : Bolero Canario y su Orquesta "Puerto Rico" Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO24105 10-in. 2/10/1939 Caribe : Plegaria bolero Canario y su Orquesta "Puerto Rico" Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO24106 10-in. 2/10/1939 Decide tu partida : Pasillo Canario y su Orquesta "Puerto Rico" Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO24107 10-in. 2/10/1939 Canario y su Orquesta "Puerto Rico" ; José "Pepito" Lopéz Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO31224 10-in. 9/5/1941 Las maraquitas : Guaracha Conjunto Lirico Antillano ; Payo Flores ; Manuel Jiménez Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Columbia CO31225 10-in. 9/5/1941 Separacion Conjunto Lirico Antillano ; Payo Flores ; Manuel Jiménez Vocal and instrumental ensemble songwriter, vocalist  
Columbia CO31226 10-in. 9/5/1941 Perdóname mujer : Bolero Conjunto Lirico Antillano ; Payo Flores ; Manuel Jiménez Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Columbia CO31227 10-in. 9/5/1941 Cojeaito Conjunto Lirico Antillano ; Payo Flores ; Manuel Jiménez Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Columbia CO31605 10-in. 10/24/1941 Cuando digan fuego : Guaracha Conjunto Lirico Antillano ; Payo Flores ; Manuel Jiménez Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Columbia CO31606 10-in. 10/24/1941 Temeridad : Bolero Conjunto Lirico Antillano ; Payo Flores ; Manuel Jiménez Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist, composer  
Columbia CO31607 10-in. 10/24/1941 Mujer caprichosa : Bolero Conjunto Lirico Antillano ; Payo Flores ; Manuel Jiménez Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Columbia CO31608 10-in. 10/24/1941 Jugando, mamá jugando : Bolero son Conjunto Lirico Antillano ; Payo Flores ; Manuel Jiménez Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Columbia W95102 10-in. approximately 1925 Pobre Borinquen Trío Borinquen Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Columbia W95761 10-in. July 1927 Canta pajarito Trío Borinquen Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist  
(Results 151-175 of 198 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jiménez, Manuel," accessed May 31, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105354.

Jiménez, Manuel. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 31, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105354.

"Jiménez, Manuel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 31 May 2023.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105354

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