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 126-150 of 209 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor XVE-104 10-in. 11/4/1925 Mr. Esponjita Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor XVE-105 10-in. 11/5/1925 Linda cubana Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor XVE-106 10-in. 11/4/1925 Poquito a poco Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Victor M-130 12-in. 3/26/1913 Matuzalem Orquesta de Pablo Valenzuela Orchestra composer  
Victor M-132 12-in. 3/26/1913 Barbero de Sevilla : Danzón Orquesta de Pablo Valenzuela Orchestra composer  
Victor M-135 12-in. 3/26/1913 Apolo Orquesta de Pablo Valenzuela Orchestra composer  
Victor M-136 12-in. 3/26/1913 El bateo Orquesta de Pablo Valenzuela Orchestra composer  
Victor M-142 12-in. 3/26/1913 Carabalí Orquesta de Pablo Valenzuela Orchestra composer  
Victor M-143 12-in. 3/26/1913 Marina Orquesta de Pablo Valenzuela Orchestra composer  
Victor R-189 10-in. 2/1/1909 Punto cubano Orquesta de Enrique Peña Orchestra composer  
Victor R-193 10-in. 2/2/1909 El chino Orquesta de Enrique Peña Orchestra composer  
Victor R-194 10-in. 2/2/1909 Blanquita Orquesta de Enrique Peña Orchestra composer  
Victor XVE-247 10-in. 3/25/1927 Georgina baila el son Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Victor XVE-248 10-in. 3/24/1927 Son las dos ... china Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor XVE-249 10-in. 3/24/1927 Las cuatro milpas (La casita) Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble arranger, leader  
Victor XVE-250 10-in. 3/24/1927 El ruiseñor Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor XVE-251 10-in. 3/24/1927 Mamita déjame ir a los 23 Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor XVE-252 10-in. 3/24/1927 En la Habana se baila el son Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor XVE-253 10-in. 3/24/1927 Clavo, martillo, clavo Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor XVE-254 10-in. 3/24/1927 La chaucha Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor XVE-297 10-in. 2/3/1928 Pájaro lindo Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor XVE-298 10-in. 2/3/1928 Mamá Ines Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor XVE-299 10-in. 2/3/1928 ¿Dónde estás Corazón? Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Victor XVE-300 10-in. 2/3/1928 Engancha carretero Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor XVE-301 10-in. 2/3/1928 La perla del Edén Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
(Results 126-150 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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