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

Recordings (Results 151-175 of 209 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor XVE-302 10-in. 2/3/1928 Bururú barará Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor G-2939 10-in. 3/12/1923 Arete con aré Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor G-2940 10-in. 3/12/1923 PWX Habana radio Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor G-2941 10-in. 3/12/1923 Cosas de senén Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-2942 10-in. 3/12/1923 San Lázaro te acompañe Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-2943 10-in. 3/12/1923 El tamalero Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-2944 10-in. 3/13/1923 Cuando llego a mi casa Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-2945 10-in. 3/13/1923 Mujer ingrata Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-2946 10-in. 3/13/1923 Trigueña del alma Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-2947 10-in. 3/13/1923 Habana Park Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-2962 10-in. 3/19/1923 Jabón en la línea Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor G-2963 10-in. 3/19/1923 Los frescos Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-2964 10-in. 3/19/1923 Los corsarios Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor G-2965 10-in. 3/19/1923 Parlá sobre el Niágara Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-697 10-in. before 3/4/1941 Boquita azucarada Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor BS-010876 10-in. 6/15/1937 Jibacoa Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BS-010877 10-in. 6/15/1937 El mago de las teclas Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BS-010878 10-in. 6/15/1937 Paso que arrolla Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-010879 10-in. 6/15/1937 Volvi a querer Barbarito Díez ; Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-010880 10-in. 6/15/1937 Dale como es Barbarito Díez ; Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-010881 10-in. 6/15/1937 Dime que me amas Barbarito Díez ; Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BAVE-038570 10-in. between 10/31/1939 and 11/14/1939 El cura de mi pueblo Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor CU-49 10-in. before 8/2/1939 ¡Agua! Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor CU-50 10-in. before 8/2/1939 Partiendo coco Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor CU-51 10-in. before 8/2/1939 Tres lindas cubanas Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
(Results 151-175 of 209 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Romeu, Antonio María," accessed February 6, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116631.

Romeu, Antonio María. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 6, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116631.

"Romeu, Antonio María." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 6 February 2023.

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

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