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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

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 176-200 of 209 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CU-52 10-in. before 8/2/1939 El bonbonero Barbarito Díez ; Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo leader, composer  
Victor CU-53 10-in. before 8/2/1939 De amor no se muere nadie Barbarito Díez ; Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor CU-54 10-in. before 8/2/1939 Cadencia tropical Barbarito Díez ; Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia 21873 10-in. approximately August 1915 Perla marina Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Columbia 21875 10-in. approximately August 1915 Se mató Goyito Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia 21877 10-in. approximately August 1915 María Luisa Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu ; Antonio María Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Columbia 21878 10-in. approximately August 1915 Los patinadores Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu ; Antonio María Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Columbia 37783 10-in. approximately 1910 Amalia Molina Orquesta de Pablo Valenzuela Orchestra composer  
Columbia 48307 10-in. between 1913 and 1917 Yo quiero ir a Tokio Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Columbia 48308 10-in. approximately 1916 Un poco de amor Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Columbia 48311 10-in. between 1913 and 1917 Los jovenes del Eden sport Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Columbia 48312 10-in. between 1913 and 1917 Aquanta un poco Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia 82545 10-in. approximately June 1919 Campoamor Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 82557 10-in. approximately June 1919 Los panaderos Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 82575 10-in. approximately June 1919 De la Habana a Berlin Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 82584 10-in. June 1919 Centro gallego Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia 82623 10-in. June 1919 Carmela Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Columbia 93034 10-in. approximately 1920 Cielito lindo Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 93036 10-in. approximately September 1920 Los 30 Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 93038 10-in. approximately Sept. 1920 Mulata fascinante Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia 93042 10-in. approximately Sept. 1920 La república griega Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia 93080 10-in. approximately 1920 La guayabera Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 93088 10-in. approximately September 1920 Hojas de otoño Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 93093 10-in. approximately 1920 Dardanella Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 93388 10-in. approximately January 1923 Mujer perjura Orquesta Columbia [Orquesta Francesa de A. Moreno] Orchestra composer  
(Results 176-200 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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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