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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 26-50 of 140 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-76693 10-in. 7/26/1933 Negro bembon Orquesta Enrique Bryón Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-77547 10-in. 8/25/1933 Las mujeres y las fiores Orquesta Enrique Bryón Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-77572 10-in. 8/29/1933 Yo se que hay en tu alma Enrique Bryón Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Victor BS-77573 10-in. 8/29/1933 El figurín Enrique Bryón Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Victor BS-78388 10-in. 11/6/1933 A la rumba aunque me pisen Enrique Bryón ; Zilia Parlá ; Los Rumberos Female-male vocal duet, with piano and percussion songwriter  
Victor BS-81058 10-in. 1/15/1934 Lamento esclavo Orquesta Pedro Vía Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet composer  
Victor BS-81813 10-in. 2/26/1934 Las perlas de tu boca Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars composer  
Victor BVE-83654 10-in. 7/27/1934 Las perlas de tu boca Lorenzo Herrera Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-83977 10-in. 2/15/1935 Lamento esclavo Eddy Duchin Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-84074 10-in. 8/30/1934 Mama Inez Marimba Pan-Americana Marimba band, with male vocal ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-86389 10-in. 2/28/1935 Promesas de mujer Orquesta Nano Rodrigo Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-86585 10-in. July-Aug. 1934 Las perlas de tu boca Alfonso Ortiz Tirado Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer, lyricist  
Victor BAVE-86952 10-in. 10/8/1935 Las perlas de tu boca Jorge Omar ; Orquesta Típica Francisco J. Lomuto Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor K-4 12-in. 6/27/1914 El pescado Orquesta de Pablo Valenzuela Orchestra composer  
Victor G-17 10-in. 6/29/1914 En alta mar Blanca Becerra ; Luz Gil ; Regino López Vocal trio, with instrumental quartet composer  
Victor G-52 10-in. 7/1/1914 El pulpero Regino López Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor X-63 10-in. 4/15/1925 Catalina Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu ; Antonio María Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor X-74 10-in. 4/18/1925 Ese tiempo ya pasó Juan Cruz ; Miguel Zaballa Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor X-75 10-in. 4/18/1925 Son caliente, son de Oriente Juan Cruz ; Miguel Zaballa Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor X-76 10-in. 4/1/1924 El desengaño Juan Cruz ; Miguel Zaballa Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor L-91 10-in. 3/21/1913 De chaparro a la Habana Ofelia Rivas ; Blanca Vázquez Female vocal duet, with mandolin and guitar composer  
Victor L-92 10-in. 3/21/1913 Yo sé como eres tú Ofelia Rivas ; Blanca Vázquez Female vocal duet, with mandolin and guitar composer  
Victor XVE-298 10-in. 2/3/1928 Mamá Ines Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor G-1574 10-in. 10/20/1916 Lloran tus ojos Floro y Cruz Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
Victor G-1602 10-in. 10/23/1916 El hojalatero Ramón Espigul ; Sra. Gutiérrez Female-male vocal duet, with piano and tambores instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 26-50 of 140 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Grenet, Eliseo," accessed March 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116685.

Grenet, Eliseo. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116685.

"Grenet, Eliseo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 March 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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