Julio Cueva

Julio Cueva (Trinidad, Cuba, 12 April 1897 – Havana, 25 December 1975) was a Cuban trumpeter, composer and band leader. He was an important figure in the spread of Cuban popular music in the 1930s.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 12, 1897 (Trinidad), Died December 25, 1975 (Havana)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1943

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

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CU-994 10-in. before 2/12/1943 Defiendete Orquesta Hermanos Palau ; Reinaldo Valdés Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer  
Gramophone 0PG112 10-in. 10/10/1932 La mulata rumbera Don Azpiazu’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Gramophone 0PG113 10-in. 10/10/1932 Lamento borincano Don Azpiazu’s Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, trumpet  
Gramophone 0PG114 10-in. 10/10/1932 La cachimba de San Juan Don Azpiazu’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet instrumentalist, trumpet  
Gramophone 0PG115 10-in. 10/10/1932 El panquelero Don Azpiazu’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trumpet  
Gramophone 0PG116 10-in. 10/10/1932 Caminando Don Azpiazu’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet and male vocal ensemble instrumentalist, trumpet  
Gramophone 0PG117 10-in. 10/10/1932 La guajira Don Azpiazu’s Orchestra Vocal and instrumental ensemble, with shouts and animal imitations instrumentalist, trumpet  
Columbia (U.K.) CL4999 10-in. 7/19/1934 Carioca Julio Cueva ; Abelardo González Caraballo González ; Julio Cueva y su Orquesta ; Ruiz Zorrilla Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet leader, lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) CL5001 10-in. 7/19/1934 Cuartito sagrado Julio Cueva ; Julio Cueva y su Orquesta ; Ruiz Zorrilla Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia (U.K.) CL5003 10-in. January-July 1934 Rico son Julio Cueva ; Abelardo González Caraballo González ; Julio Cueva y su Orquesta ; Ruiz Zorrilla Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia (U.K.) CL5004 10-in. 7/19/1934 Una cubana y una inglesa Julio Cueva ; Abelardo González Caraballo González ; Julio Cueva y su Orquesta ; Ruiz Zorrilla Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo leader  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cueva, Julio," accessed January 31, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115223.

Cueva, Julio. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 31, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115223.

"Cueva, Julio." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 31 January 2023.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115223

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