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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 - 1946

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 176-200 of 324 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CU-53[a] 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[a] 10-in. before 8/2/1939 Cadencia tropical Barbarito Díez ; Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor CU-697 10-in. before 3/4/1941 Boquita azucarada Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-1015 10-in. before 3/12/1943 Ritmos de ayer Orquesta Hermanos Palau ; Reinaldo Valdés Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor CU-1045 10-in. before 8/19/1943 María Bibijagua Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor CU-1046 10-in. before 8/19/1943 Defiéndete Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, arranger  
Victor CU-1047 10-in. before 8/19/1943 El marañon Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, songwriter  
Victor CU-1048 10-in. before 8/19/1943 Como se baila el danzón Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, songwriter  
Victor CU-1106 10-in. before 11/17/1943 En un bosque de la China Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor CU-1107 10-in. before 11/17/1943 Sopa de pichón Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor CU-1108 10-in. before 11/17/1943 Bebeto Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble songwriter, leader  
Victor CU-1191 10-in. before 4/4/1944 El año del cuero Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Victor CU-1192 10-in. before 4/4/1944 Luisa Fernanda Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Victor CU-1511 10-in. before 8/27/1946 Baila, criollo Orquesta Gigante ; Antonio María Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor CU-1512 10-in. before 8/27/1946 La mora Orquesta Gigante ; Antonio María Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader  
Columbia 21873 10-in. August 1915 Perla marina Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 21874 10-in. August 1915 La contesta del cabaret : Danzón Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Columbia 21875 10-in. August 1915 Se mató Goyito Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 21876 10-in. August 1915 La viejecita : Danzón Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Columbia 21877 10-in. August 1915 María Luisa Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 21878 10-in. August 1915 Los patinadores Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 21879 10-in. August 1915 Nuevos roncos : Danzón Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 21880 10-in. August 1915 Los parados : Danzón Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Columbia 37774 10-in. approximately 1909 or 1910 Petit club Orquesta de Pablo Valenzuela Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 37776 10-in. approximately 1909 or 1910 Me voy para Melilla : Danzón Orquesta de Pablo Valenzuela Instrumental ensemble composer  
(Results 176-200 of 324 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Romeu, Antonio María," accessed June 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116631.

Romeu, Antonio María. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116631.

"Romeu, Antonio María." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 June 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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