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Manuel de Adalid y Gamero

Manuel de Adalid y Gamero (February 8, 1872 – March 29, 1947) was a Honduran composer. A native of Danlí, he also was an organist and conductor. He composed mainly musical miniatures, such as waltzes, mazurkas, and polkas. Later in his life he became a citizen of the United States. His papers, including much music in autograph score, may today be found at Tulane University. He died in Tegucigalpa, Honduras on March 29, 1947. His final resting place can be found in his native city of Danli, in the old cemetery.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 8, 1872 (Danlí), Died March 29, 1947 (Tegucigalpa)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Notes: Name also appears on disc labels as Gamera.

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-15207 10-in. 9/21/1914 La muerte del bardo Venetian Trio (Victor Records ensemble) Instrumental trio composer  
Victor B-15258 10-in. 10/6/1914 Una noche en Honduras Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-41091 10-in. 12/2/1927 Una noche en Honduras Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-41092 10-in. 12/2/1927 Remembranzas hondureñas Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-43537 10-in. 4/6/1928 Voces de la tarde Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-43538 10-in. 4/6/1928 Rosas de otoño Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Adalid y Gamero, Manuel de," accessed June 30, 2022,

Adalid y Gamero, Manuel de. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 30, 2022, from

"Adalid y Gamero, Manuel de." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 30 June 2022.

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