Juan Francisco García

Juan Francisco García (born June 16, 1892 - November 18, 1974) was a Dominican merengue composer. He was one of several merengue musicians who sought to promote the genre in the early 20th century, along with Juan Espínola and Julio Alberto Hernández. Garcia was an educated musician who brought merengue to the upper-class of the country.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 16th, 1892 (Santiago de los Caballeros), Died November 18th, 1974 (Santo Domingo)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-63143 10-in. 9/18/1930 El espejo Eduardo Brito Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor XVE-255 10-in. 3/24/1927 El espejo Irving Decker ; Victor Rodríguez Violin and piano duet composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "García, Juan Francisco," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108771.

García, Juan Francisco. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108771.

"García, Juan Francisco." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108771


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