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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 201-225 of 324 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 37783 10-in. approximately 1909 or 1910 Amalia Molina Orquesta de Pablo Valenzuela Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 37925 10-in. approximately 1910-1913 Se va Covadonga : Danzón Orquesta de Pablo Valenzuela Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 38024 12-in. between 1910 and 1917 Clavelitos : Danzón Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Columbia 48032 10-in. between 1913 and 1917 Sabrosura : Danzón Orquesta de Felipe Valdés Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 48113 10-in. between 1913 and 1917 Diana en la carte : Danzón Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 48114 10-in. between 1913 and 1917 Pesares del alma : Danzón Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 48116 10-in. between 1913 and 1917 Club "Los Anaranjados" : Danzón Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Columbia 48117 10-in. between 1913 and 1917 Tus lindos ojos : Danzón Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Columbia 48307 10-in. between 1913 and 1917 Yo quiero ir a Tokio Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 48308 10-in. between 1913 and 1917 Un poco de amor Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 48309 10-in. between 1913 and 1917 Para motorista que me vengo cayendo Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Columbia 48310 10-in. between 1913 and 1917 Maruxa : Danzón Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Columbia 48311 10-in. between 1913 and 1917 Los jovenes del Eden sport Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer, leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 48312 10-in. between 1913 and 1917 Aquanta un poco Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 48314 10-in. between 1913 and 1917 El rascabucheo : Danzón Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Columbia 48333 10-in. approximately 1917 Amargas verdades : Danzón Orquesta Carbacho Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 82122 10-in. either 1917 or 1918 La tierra de la alegría : Danzón Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Columbia 82125 10-in. either 1917 or 1918 Qué malas son las mujeres : Danzón Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Columbia 82126 10-in. either 1917 or 1918 La cumbancha : Danzón Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Columbia 82128 10-in. either 1917 or 1918 Ojos triunfadores : Danzón Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Columbia 82130 10-in. either 1917 or 1918 La Columbia en la nacional : Danzón Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Columbia 82132 10-in. either 1917 or 1918 Juana de Arco : Danzón Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Columbia 82133 10-in. either 1917 or 1918 La tojosita : Danzón Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Columbia 82155 10-in. approximately 1917 or 1918 La familia : Danzón Orquesta Carbacho Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 82157 10-in. either 1917 or 1918 Quinito Valverde : Danzón Orquesta Francesa de Antonio Romeu Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
(Results 201-225 of 324 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Romeu, Antonio María," accessed June 18, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116631.

Romeu, Antonio María. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 18, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116631.

"Romeu, Antonio María." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 18 June 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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