Carmelina Delfin

Carmelina Delfín (died after 1948) was a Cuban composer and pianist. Delfín was born in Havana and in the 1920s performed as a soloist with Ernesto Lecuona in his Ernesto Lecuona Symphonic Orchestra. She played at the 1943 Cuban Liberation Day concert at Carnegie Hall and at numerous other concerts, often performing her own works.

Birth and Death Data: Born Havana, Died January 1st, 2000

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-86452 10-in. 12/14/1934 Tú si eres buena Cuarteto Machín Vocal and instrumental quartet lyricist  


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