Manuel Jiménez

Manuel A. Jiménez or "El Canario", (born in Orocovis, Puerto Rico on January 1, 1895 - November 21, 1975), 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 (Orocovis), Died November 21, 1975 (San Juan)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1910 - 1953

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

Notes: Manuel Jiménez is also known by his nickname, "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 225 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia CO18286 10-in. 11/20/1935 Para felicitarte : Aguinaldo Canario y su Grupo Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO18922 10-in. 4/3/1936 Qué vivió : Plena Canario y su Grupo Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO18923 10-in. 4/3/1936 Escobar y montañez : Plena Canario y su Grupo Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO18924 10-in. 4/3/1936 Consejos a las madres : Plena Canario y su Grupo Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO18925 10-in. 4/3/1936 Buscando a Malén : Plena Canario y su Grupo Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Columbia CO18926 10-in. 4/3/1936 Lola, Lola : Plena Canario y su Grupo Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Columbia CO18927 10-in. 4/3/1936 Que bonita es : Plena Canario y su Grupo Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Columbia CO22220 10-in. 12/21/1937 Como la rosa : Bolero Canario y su Grupo Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO22221 10-in. 12/21/1937 No te olvido Canario y su Grupo Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO22276 10-in. 1/12/1938 Noche de ronda Canario ; Canario y su Orquesta ; Chovevo Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO22277 10-in. 8/31/1929 Pecador Canario ; Canario y su Orquesta ; Chovevo Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO22278 10-in. 1/12/1938 Loca : Bolero Canario y su Grupo Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO22279 10-in. 1/12/1938 Añoranza : Bolero Canario y su Grupo Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO22280 10-in. 1/12/1938 No te olvido : Bolero Canario y su Grupo Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO23279 10-in. 7/25/1938 Una vez más Canario y su Orquesta Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO23280 10-in. 7/25/1938 Bandolera Canario y su Orquesta Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO23281 10-in. 7/25/1938 Alma de mármol Canario y su Orquesta Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO23282 10-in. 7/25/1938 Yo también soñé : Bolero son Canario y su Orquesta Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Columbia CO23283 10-in. 7/25/1938 Cuando yo muera : Bolero canción Canario y su Orquesta Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO23284 10-in. 7/25/1938 Falso amor : Criolla Canario y su Orquesta Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO23434 10-in. 9/9/1938 Reflejos de un beso : Bolero Canario y su Orquesta Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO23435 10-in. 9/9/1938 Borinquen tiene bandera : Bolero son Canario y su Orquesta Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO23436 10-in. 9/9/1938 Madre, mi ultima canción : Valse Criolla Canario y su Orquesta Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO23437 10-in. 9/9/1938 Destino : Bolero Canario y su Orquesta Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia CO23438 10-in. 9/9/1938 Levanta la frente : Bolero Tango Canario y su Orquesta Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader  
(Results 151-175 of 225 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jiménez, Manuel," accessed July 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105354.

Jiménez, Manuel. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105354.

"Jiménez, Manuel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 July 2024.

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

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