Eusebio Delfín

Eusebio Delfín Figueroa (1 April 1893 in Palmira – 28 April 1965 in Havana) was a Cuban banker and musician. He came from an impoverished aristocratic family, and was trained as an accountant in Cienfuegos, where his family had moved. He also studied guitar and song, and sang in public for the first time in 1916 at the Terry Theatre in Cienfuegos.

Delfín became Director of the Banco Comercial, and married Amalia Bacardi y Cape, a daughter of Emilio Bacardí, the rum magnate, author and an ex-mayor of Santiago de Cuba.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 1st, 1893 (Palmira), Died Havana

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal, composer, guitar, songwriter, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 38 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-36155 10-in. 9/3/1926 Y tú ¿qué has hecho? Sexteto Habanero Vocal and instrumental sextet composer  
Victor BVE-39671 10-in. 7/19/1927 Ausencia no causa olvido María Luisa Morales Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-39672 10-in. 7/19/1927 Páginas de mi vida María Luisa Morales Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-40632 10-in. 10/20/1927 El pobre Adán Sexteto Habanero Vocal and instrumental sextet composer  
Victor XVE-48235 10-in. 12/6/1928 El día de la caña Eusebio Delfín ; María Luisa Morales Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor XVE-48236 10-in. 12/6/1928 Guajiras Eusebio Delfín ; María Luisa Morales Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor XVE-48241 10-in. 12/6/1928 Isabelita no me quiere Eusebio Delfín ; María Luisa Morales Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor XVE-48242 10-in. 12/6/1928 Tus ojos azules Eusebio Delfín ; María Luisa Morales Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor XVE-58706 10-in. 2/19/1930 No te olvido Eusebio Delfín Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor XVE-58707 10-in. 2/19/1930 El beso cautivo Eusebio Delfín Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor XVE-78 10-in. 10/30/1925 Corazón de roca Eusebio Delfín ; Esteban Sansirena Male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor XVE-79 10-in. 10/30/1925 Y tú ¿Qué has hecho? Eusebio Delfín Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor XVE-80 10-in. 10/30/1925 Toca ... campanero Eusebio Delfín ; Esteban Sansirena Male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor XVE-83 10-in. 11/1/1925 Con el alma Eusebio Delfín ; Esteban Sansirena Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal, songwriter  
Victor XVE-84 10-in. 11/1/1925 Marisa Eusebio Delfín ; Esteban Sansirena Male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor XVE-231 10-in. 3/22/1927 Aquella boca Sexteto Habanero Vocal and instrumental sextet composer  
Victor XVE-242 10-in. 3/23/1927 El pobre Adán Eusebio Delfín Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor XVE-243 10-in. 3/23/1927 Abrazos de fuego Eusebio Delfín Male vocal solo, with guitars vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor XVE-244 10-in. 3/23/1927 Aquella boca Eusebio Delfín Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor XVE-245 10-in. 3/23/1927 Con las alas rotas Eusebio Delfín Male vocal solo, with 3 guitars vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor XVE-246 10-in. 3/23/1927 Serenata Eusebio Delfín Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor XVE-271 10-in. 3/23/1927 La guinda Eusebio Delfín Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor XVE-316 10-in. 2/7/1928 Ya has olvidado Eusebio Delfín Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor XVE-317 10-in. 2/7/1928 Qué boca la tuya Eusebio Delfín Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor XVE-318 10-in. 2/7/1928 Las novias pasadas Eusebio Delfín Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
(Results 1-25 of 38 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Delfín, Eusebio," accessed October 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111381.

Delfín, Eusebio. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111381.

"Delfín, Eusebio." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111381

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