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Luis Alfonzo Larrain

Luis Alfonzo Larrain (22 July 1911 – 4 July 1996), was a Venezuelan composer, music director and producer, sometimes known as the Magician of the dancing Music.

Luis Alfonzo Larrain died on 4 July 1996, in Caracas.

Some of his works: “Quisiera”, “Vente pa’ca”, “Amandanos”, “Dulce y Picante”, “El Morrocoy”, “El pon pon”, “Se que me Quieres”, “Rosendo”, “Oye mi Cancion”, “La Pelota”.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 22nd, 1911 (La Victoria), Died July 4th, 1996 (Caracas)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, songwriter, composer, director

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-87429 10-in. 1/17/1935 Al calor de tus besos Luis Alvarez Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-017050 10-in. 11/15/1937 Luz Raúl Izquierdo Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars composer  
Victor BS-021880 10-in. 4/4/1938 Amándonos Raúl Izquierdo Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-021884 10-in. 4/4/1938 Maestro Chepita Raúl Izquierdo Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-030140 10-in. before 11/18/1938 Vente pa' ca Lorenzo Herrera Re-recording : Male vocal solo, with insturmental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-035064 10-in. before 3/20/1939 Antillana Pepe Agüeros ; Luis Alfonzo Larrain ; Orquesta Radio Caracas ; Pedro Vargas Re-recording : Male vocal solo, with piano and instrumental ensemble director  
Victor BS-035067 10-in. before 3/20/1939 Cubanita mia Pedro Vargas Re-recording : Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor VE-2 10-in. before 10/23/1939 No me sigas mirando Orquesta Radio Caracas Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Victor VE-3 10-in. before 10/23/1939 Mas que amor Orquesta Radio Caracas Jazz/dance band songwriter, leader  
Victor VE-22 10-in. before 10/23/1939 Manos implorantes Orquesta Radio Caracas Mixed vocal quartet, with instrumental ensemble composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Alfonzo Larrain, Luis," accessed August 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107497.

Alfonzo Larrain, Luis. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107497.

"Alfonzo Larrain, Luis." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107497

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