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Julio Gutiérrez

Julio Gutiérrez (January 12, 1918 – December 15, 1990) was a Cuban music director, pianist, composer and arranger. He was one of the main figures in the music scene of Havana in the 1940s and 1950s, and a pioneer of the descarga (Cuban jam session). As a songwriter, he is remembered for his 1944 bolero "Inolvidable", which has been performed by numerous artists.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 12, 1918 (Manzanillo), Died December 15, 1990 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1944

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, composer, songwriter, lyricist, arranger

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-033867 10-in. before 2/27/1939 Cuando vuelvas a quererme Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Anselmo Sacasas ; Miguelito Valdés Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and piano solo composer  
Victor BS-050879 10-in. 5/27/1940 Macurije Miguelito Valdés ; Xavier Cugat Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor CU-1217 10-in. 6/6/1944 Gracias Julio Gutiérrez ; Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor CU-587 10-in. 9/13/1940 De alánte pa' tras Orquesta Casino de la Playa ; Alfredito Valdés Re-recording : Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gutiérrez, Julio," accessed August 10, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110675.

Gutiérrez, Julio. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 10, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110675.

"Gutiérrez, Julio." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 10 August 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110675

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