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Gonzalo Roig

Gonzalo Roig Lobo (Havana, 20 July 1890 – Havana, 13 June 1970) was a Cuban composer, pianist, violinist and musical director. He was a pioneer of the symphonic movement in Cuba. His most popular works are the zarzuela Cecilia Valdés and the song "Quiéreme mucho" (known in English as "Yours").

Birth and Death Data: Born July 20th, 1890 (Havana), Died June 13th, 1970 (Havana)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-27598 10-in. 3/12/1923 Quiéreme mucho Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-27598 10-in. 9/9/1926 Quiéreme mucho Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-30186 10-in. 6/13/1924 Love me International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-30328 10-in. 6/26/1924 Yo te amé Mariano Meléndez ; Antonio P. Utrera Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor B-30330 10-in. 6/26/1924 Canción de los ojos brujos Mariano Meléndez ; Antonio P. Utrera Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor B-30364 10-in. 7/8/1924 Cuando nacieron en mi pecho amores Mariano Meléndez Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor B-30365 10-in. 7/8/1924 Mi alma es Mariano Meléndez ; Antonio P. Utrera Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-33030 10-in. 6/25/1925 Quiéreme mucho Rodolfo Hoyos ; Carlos Mejía Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-34085 10-in. 1/13/1926 Nadie se muere de amor Mariano Meléndez Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BS-76799 10-in. 9/5/1933 Love me Hotel Walton Orchestra ; Vincent Travers Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-84952 10-in. 11/9/1934 Quiéreme mucho Luis Alvarez ; Margarita Cueto ; Victor Cuban Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with female-male vocal duet composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-037627 10-in. 6/12/1939 Quiereme mucho Dinah Shore ; Xavier Cugat Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-063738 10-in. 4/10/1941 Yours Tito Guizar Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 48347 10-in. between 1913 and 1917 La cabeza de Pancho Villa Adolfo Colombo ; Pilar Jiménez Comic dialogue and female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 48384 10-in. between 1916 and 1917 Andante misterioso Orquesta Española Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 93395 10-in. approximately Jan. 1923 Quiereme mucho Elena Ehlers Female vocal solo composer  
OKeh S-72883 10-in. 10/7/1924 Quiereme mucho José Moriche Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Brunswick E20753 10-in. 11/18/1926 Quiereme mucho Rodolfo Hoyos ; Francisco Trapago Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Brunswick E27458 10-in. 5/1/1928 Mi alma es... Pilar Arcos ; José Moriche Female-male vocal duet, with jazz/dance band composer, lyricist  
Gramophone Bm124 10-in. 10/6/1921 La gracia de Dios Banda del Regimiento de Los Ingenieros (Madrid) Band composer  
Vocalion E2159-E2161 10-in. 1/15/1926 Quiereme mucho Castilians ; José Moriche Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer, lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Roig, Gonzalo," accessed January 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109284.

Roig, Gonzalo. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109284.

"Roig, Gonzalo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 January 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109284

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