César Portillo de la Luz
César Portillo de la Luz (October 31, 1922 – May 4, 2013) was a Cuban musician, lyricist and composer. Born in Havana, Cuba, Portillo is credited with founding the filin music genre. The Miami Herald described Portillo as "a fundamental author of Latin American music" and "one of Cuba's most celebrated composers". Portillo is also cited as "the most distinguished lyricist of his generation" and "one of the most prolific Cuban composers of the twentieth century".
= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||MBS-090951||10-in.||10/15/1948||Contigo en la distancia||Fernando Fernández ; Orquesta Mario Ruiz Armengol ; Tres Latinos||Male vocal solo, with male vocal trio and instrumental ensemble||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Portillo de la Luz, César," accessed December 7, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112101.
Portillo de la Luz, César. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 7, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112101.
"Portillo de la Luz, César." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 7 December 2023.
DAHR Persistent Identifier
Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license
Send the Editors a message about this record.