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 11, 1876 (Jibacoa), Died January 18, 1955 (Havana)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909 - 1941

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

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Recordings (Results 76-100 of 209 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor XVE-67151 10-in. 2/18/1931 A chapear nos manda el mayoral Carlos Diaz Alonso ; Rogelio Martinez ; Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet leader, composer, lyricist  
Victor XVE-67152 10-in. 2/18/1931 Un beso quisiera Antonio Machín ; Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu ; Daniel Sánchez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet composer, lyricist  
Victor XVE-67153 10-in. 2/18/1931 Cantar quise a tus ojos Antonio Machín ; Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu ; Daniel Sánchez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet composer, lyricist  
Victor XVE-67154 10-in. 2/18/1931 Rúñeme papá Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor XVE-67155 10-in. 2/19/1931 Qué linda eres! Fernando Collazo ; Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo leader, composer, instrumentalist, piano, lyricist  
Victor XVE-67156 10-in. 2/19/1931 Guaricandilla Fernando Collazo ; Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo leader, composer, instrumentalist, piano, lyricist  
Victor XVE-67157 10-in. 2/19/1931 Linda Margarita Guyún ; Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo leader, composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor XVE-67158 10-in. 2/19/1931 Yo sé de una mujer Alonso y Martínez ; Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader, composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor XVE-67159 10-in. 2/19/1931 Aquellos ojos verdes Antonio Machín ; Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu ; Daniel Sánchez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet leader, instrumentalist, piano, songwriter  
Victor X-1 10-in. 3/25/1924 La vida es sueño Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor X-2 10-in. 3/26/1924 El canto del guajiro Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor L-3 10-in. 3/26/1924 Mulata, mulata, tu ... me mata Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Victor X-4 10-in. 3/26/1924 Huyéndole a un ratón Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor X-5 10-in. 3/25/1924 La contesta a Papá Montero Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Victor X-6 10-in. 3/26/1924 La tierra de la rumba Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor X-7 10-in. 3/25/1924 Es mucha Habana Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Victor X-8 10-in. 3/25/1924 Marchéta Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble arranger, leader  
Victor L-9 10-in. 3/26/1924 Hay que ver Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Victor L-10 10-in. 3/26/1924 Papá Montero Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Victor L-11 10-in. 3/26/1924 Playas cubanas Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor X-12 10-in. 3/26/1924 La niña de la melena Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor X-13 10-in. 3/26/1924 Cara sucia Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor X-14 10-in. 3/26/1924 Roqueñí salió del sótano Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor L-15 10-in. 3/26/1924 Yo te amé Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor X-16 10-in. 3/26/1924 La prensa Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
(Results 76-100 of 209 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Romeu, Antonio María," accessed February 9, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116631.

Romeu, Antonio María. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 9, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116631.

"Romeu, Antonio María." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 9 February 2023.

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

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