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Antonio María Romeu

Antonio María Romeu Marrero (11 September 1876 – 18 January 1955) was a Cuban pianist, composer and bandleader. His orchestra was Cuba's leading charanga for over thirty years, specializing in the danzón. Throughout his career he was popularly known as El Mago de las Teclas (The Keyboard Magician).

Birth and Death Data: Born September 11th, 1876 (Jibacoa), Died January 18th, 1955 (Havana)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909 - 1939

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

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 205 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-16368 10-in. 8/23/1915 El valle del Yumurí Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor B-16369 10-in. 8/23/1915 Cuba eléctrical Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor B-16370 10-in. 8/23/1915 La gloria eterna Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor B-16371 10-in. 8/23/1915 Son de máquina Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor B-16372 10-in. 8/23/1915 La niña bonita Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor B-16373 10-in. 8/23/1915 Los apuros de Cucusubia Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor C-16374 12-in. 8/23/1915 Satanasso Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor C-16375 12-in. 8/23/1915 Galathea Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor B-16376 10-in. 8/24/1915 Las musas latinas Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor B-16377 10-in. 8/24/1915 La fuga de Carmen Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor B-16378 10-in. 8/24/1915 Percheros y colgadores Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor B-16379 10-in. 8/24/1915 El diamante Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor B-16380 10-in. 8/24/1915 El gallo tapado Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor C-16381 12-in. 8/24/1915 Galleticas de María Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor C-16382 12-in. 8/24/1915 Las tres gracías Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor C-16383 12-in. 8/24/1915 La moneda cubana Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor B-16384 10-in. 8/24/1915 Rosina y Virginia Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor B-16385 10-in. 8/24/1915 Edén sport Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor C-16386 12-in. 8/24/1915 Africa Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor C-16387 12-in. 8/24/1915 El canto del guajiro Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor C-16388 12-in. 8/24/1915 Salambó Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor B-16389 10-in. 8/25/1915 Maxim Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor B-16390 10-in. 8/25/1915 Mis delicias Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor B-16391 10-in. 8/25/1915 Gela o el aviador Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor B-16392 10-in. 8/25/1915 La trapera Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
(Results 1-25 of 205 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Romeu, Antonio María," accessed August 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116631.

Romeu, Antonio María. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116631.

"Romeu, Antonio María." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116631

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