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Eliseo Grenet

Eliseo Grenet Sánchez (12 June 1893 in Havana – 4 December 1950) was a Cuban pianist and a leading composer/arranger of the day. He composed music for stage shows and films, and some famous Cuban dance music. Eliseo was one of three musical brothers, all composers, the others being Emilio ('Neno', 1901–1941) and Ernesto (1908–1981). Emilio went on composing even after having a leg bitten off by a shark in 1930; Ernesto was a drummer who became leader of the Tropicana's orchestra.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 12th, 1893 (Havana), Died November 4th, 1950 (Havana)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, leader, piano, vocalist, lyricist, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 132 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-22748 10-in. 4/22/1919 La mora Trío Colombiano Male vocal duet and instrumental trio composer  
Victor BVE-33391 10-in. 9/17/1925 Madriguera Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-33534 10-in. 10/1/1925 La pintura blanca Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-33535 10-in. 10/1/1925 Canto salvaje Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-34660 10-in. 3/2/1926 Las coquetas Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-37115 10-in. 12/9/1926 Cuban stomp Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-37116 10-in. 12/9/1926 Congo Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-45531 10-in. 5/28/1928 Mamá Inés Sexteto Habanero Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-45554 10-in. 6/4/1928 No puedo arrancarte de mi corazón Miguel de Grandy Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-45556 10-in. 6/4/1928 Ay! Mamá Inés Miguel de Grandy Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor XVE-56677 10-in. 2/14/1930 Espabílate Sexteto Habanero Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor XVE-56681 10-in. 2/14/1930 Lamento esclavo Sexteto Habanero Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor XVE-56691 10-in. 2/17/1930 Espabitate Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-59195 10-in. 2/28/1930 Lamento esclavo Eduardo Brito Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-62327 10-in. 7/2/1930 Mamá Inez Don Azpiazu ; Havana Casino Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet composer  
Victor BVE-62328 10-in. 7/2/1930 True love Don Azpiazu ; Havana Casino Orchestra ; Antonio Machín ; Daniel Sánchez Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet composer  
Victor BVE-63342 10-in. 8/20/1930 Falso orgullo Juan Pulido Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-67725 10-in. 12/19/1930 Mama Ines Havana Novelty Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor XVE-68203 10-in. 3/4/1931 Tata cuñengue Antonio Machín ; Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo and vocal chorus leader, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor XVE-68204 10-in. 3/4/1931 El berlingonero Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo leader, composer  
Victor BVE-69661 10-in. 5/28/1931 Mama Inez Maurice Chevalier Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-69662 10-in. 5/28/1931 Maman Inez Maurice Chevalier Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-73523 10-in. 9/16/1932 Las perlas de tu boca Cuarteto Machín Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-73571 10-in. 9/23/1932 Lamento cubano Cuarteto Machín Vocal and instrumental quartet composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-73593 10-in. 9/27/1932 La comparsa de los congos Lucumí Orquesta Enrique Bryón Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 132 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Grenet, Eliseo," accessed January 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116685.

Grenet, Eliseo. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116685.

"Grenet, Eliseo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 January 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116685

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