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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 (Results 201-209 of 209 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia CO30478 10-in. 5/16/1941 La flauta magica Orquesta Alberto Socarrás ; Alberto Socarrás Instrumental ensemble, with flute solo composer  
OKeh S-71183 10-in. 1/19/1923 Mujer perjura Banda Cubana-Mexicana Danzonista Band composer  
OKeh [OK cat 16133-A] 10-in. approximately Jun. 1924 Papá Montero María Teresa y Zequeira Female-male vocal duet composer  
Brunswick HV32997 10-in. June 1930 Los Turcos Orquesta Francesa de Belisario López Instrumental ensemble, with vocal composer  
Brunswick HV33000 10-in. June 1930 Mama, yo quiero un novio Orquesta Francesa de Belisario López Instrumental ensemble arranger  
Edison 5128 10-in. 11/3/1916 No te mueras sin ir a España Orquesta Herrera Instrumental ensemble composer  
Edison 5145 10-in. 11/13/1916 Eva por Orquesta Herrera Instrumental ensemble composer  
Edison 5162 10-in. 11/21/1916 Simón El Enterrador Orquesta Herrera Instrumental ensemble composer  
Edison 5165 10-in. 11/21/1916 El Maine Orquesta Herrera Instrumental ensemble composer  
(Results 201-209 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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