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 101-125 of 209 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor X-17 10-in. 3/26/1924 América Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor X-18 10-in. 3/26/1924 A pie Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor M-55 12-in. 3/19/1913 La corte de Faraón Orquesta de Felipe Valdés Orchestra composer  
Victor X-56 10-in. 4/15/1925 La camaronera Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu ; Antonio María Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor X-57 10-in. 4/15/1925 Amapola Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu ; Antonio María Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor M-58 12-in. 3/19/1913 Clave a Maceo Orquesta de Felipe Valdés Orchestra composer  
Victor X-58 10-in. 4/15/1925 El club del silencio Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu ; Antonio María Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor X-59 10-in. 4/15/1925 Ba-ta-clan Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu ; Antonio María Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, arranger  
Victor X-60 10-in. 4/15/1925 Maldita timidez Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu ; Antonio María Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor X-61 10-in. 4/15/1925 Mojito criollo Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu ; Antonio María Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Victor M-62 12-in. 3/19/1913 Guardia local Orquesta de Felipe Valdés Orchestra composer  
Victor X-62 10-in. 4/16/1925 La negrita garzona Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu ; Antonio María Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor X-63 10-in. 4/15/1925 Catalina Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu ; Antonio María Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor L-63 10-in. 3/19/1913 Adela Orquesta de Felipe Valdés Orchestra composer  
Victor M-63 12-in. 3/19/1913 Adela Orquesta de Felipe Valdés Orchestra composer  
Victor X-64 10-in. 4/15/1925 Salome perdonala Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu ; Antonio María Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor X-65 10-in. 4/16/1925 Con caridad no bailo más Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu ; Antonio María Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor XVE-96 10-in. 11/4/1925 Las marugas Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Victor XVE-97 10-in. 11/4/1925 El rosal Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Victor XVE-98 10-in. 11/4/1925 Los jovenes de Lawton Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Victor XVE-99 10-in. 11/4/1925 Nadie se muere de amor Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Victor XVE-100 10-in. 11/4/1925 Los encantados Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Victor XVE-101 10-in. 11/4/1925 El cangrejito Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor XVE-102 10-in. 11/4/1925 Chivo para camarón Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Victor XVE-103 10-in. 11/4/1925 Tienes que llorar Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
(Results 101-125 of 209 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Romeu, Antonio María," accessed January 27, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116631.

Romeu, Antonio María. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 27, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116631.

"Romeu, Antonio María." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 27 January 2023.

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

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