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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 51-75 of 140 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor G-1603 10-in. 10/23/1916 Alemanes y Aliados Ramón Espigul ; Sra. Gutiérrez Female-male vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-1604 10-in. 10/23/1916 El vendedor de viandas Ramón Espigul ; Sra. Gutiérrez Female-male vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-1605 10-in. 10/23/1916 Espigúl en París Ramón Espigul ; Sra. Gutiérrez Female-male vocal duet, with piano and tambores instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-1606 10-in. 10/23/1916 Las condiciones de Espigúl Ramón Espigul ; Sra. Gutiérrez Female-male vocal duet, with piano and tambores instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-1607 10-in. 10/23/1916 El jabonero Ramón Espigul ; Sra. Gutiérrez Female-male vocal duet, with piano and tambores instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-1609 10-in. 10/23/1916 Willard y Johnson Ramón Espigul ; Lola Mayorga Female-male vocal duet, with piano and tambores instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-1610 10-in. 10/23/1916 El germanófilo Ramón Espigul ; Lola Mayorga Female-male vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-1611 10-in. 10/23/1916 Raspadura flor Ramón Espigul ; Lola Mayorga Female-male vocal duet, with piano and tambores instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-1612 10-in. 10/23/1916 El componedor de bateas Ramón Espigul ; Lola Mayorga Female-male vocal duet, with piano and tambores instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-1613 10-in. 10/23/1916 El Ford Ramón Espigul ; Lola Mayorga Female-male vocal duet, with piano and tambores instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-1614 10-in. 10/23/1916 Vigilante de posta Ramón Espigul ; Lola Mayorga Female-male vocal duet, with piano and tambores instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-1629 10-in. 10/24/1916 El frutero Ramón Espigul ; Lola Mayorga Female-male vocal duet, with piano and tambores instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-1630 10-in. 10/24/1916 El repartidor de periódicos Ramón Espigul ; Lola Mayorga Female-male vocal duet, with piano and tambores instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-1631 10-in. 10/24/1916 El gallo blanco Ramón Espigul ; Lola Mayorga Female-male vocal duet, with piano and tambores instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-1632 10-in. 10/24/1916 La mujer prevenida Ramón Espigul ; Lola Mayorga Female-male vocal duet, with piano and tambores instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-1633 10-in. 10/24/1916 El paragüero Ramón Espigul ; Lola Mayorga Female-male vocal duet, with piano and tambores instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-1634 10-in. 10/24/1916 El botellero Ramón Espigul ; Lola Mayorga Female-male vocal duet, with piano and tambores instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-1635 10-in. 10/24/1916 La chambelona Ramón Espigul ; Lola Mayorga Female-male vocal duet, with piano and tambores instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-1636 10-in. 10/24/1916 Zayas Mendieta Ramón Espigul ; Lola Mayorga Monologue and female-male vocal duet, with piano and tambores instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-1698 10-in. 11/4/1916 Zayas Mendieta Orquesta Francesa de E. Grenet Orchestra leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-1699 10-in. 11/6/1916 U-53 Orquesta Francesa de E. Grenet Orchestra leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-1700 10-in. 11/6/1916 Los paraguas Orquesta Francesa de E. Grenet Orchestra leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor G-1701 10-in. 11/6/1916 Julita Orquesta Francesa de E. Grenet Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, leader  
Victor G-1702 10-in. 11/6/1916 Mondonguito y la pata Orquesta Francesa de E. Grenet Orchestra leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor K-1703 12-in. 11/6/1916 Poeta y aldeano Orquesta Francesa de E. Grenet Orchestra instrumentalist, piano, leader, composer  
(Results 51-75 of 140 records)

Citation

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

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

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

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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