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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 76-100 of 140 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor K-2723 12-in. 5/9/1919 Si muero en la carretera Orquesta de Pablo Valenzuela Orchestra composer  
Victor K-2730 12-in. 5/9/1919 La mora Orquesta de Pablo Valenzuela Orchestra, with vocal chorus composer  
Victor G-2755 10-in. 5/16/1919 La mora Orquesta Félix González Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor G-2788 10-in. 6/10/1919 El Kaiser corcovea Orquesta Reverón Orchestra composer  
Victor BS-07348 10-in. 2/26/1937 Mamá Inéz Manuel González ; Asunción Romero Vocal duet, with violin and 2 guitars composer  
Victor BS-07720 10-in. 4/5/1937 Havana's calling me Xavier Cugat Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble composer  
Victor BS-017382 10-in. 12/9/1937 Habanera Alfredito Valdés ; Xavier Cugat Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-019608 10-in. 2/1/1938 Pepita Panchito and his La Conga Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor MBS-032259 10-in. before November 1939 Clave de oro Lily y Margot Female vocal duet, with 2 guitars composer  
Victor BAVE-094068 10-in. before 6/12/1951 Las perlas de tu boca Chito Galindo ; Orquesta Vieri Fidanzini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor E0FB-6318 10-in. 12/26/1950 Domingo pantoja Tito Puente Orchestra ; Vicentico Valdés Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor CU-497 10-in. before 12/14/1950 Felipe Blanco Conjunto Luis Santí Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W151368 10-in. 2/27/1931 Mama Inez Enric Madriguera's Havana Casino Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble composer  
Columbia [W]151404 10-in. 3/9/1931 Mama Inez Harry Reser’s Orchestra ; Tom Stacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 83020 12-in. approximately July 1919 A Moorish lady Francesa de Romeu Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 83022 12-in. approximately July 1919 If I should die on the highway Francesa de Romeu Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 93595 10-in. approximately August 1923 Mr. Pous Orquesta Francesa de E. Grenet Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 93596 10-in. approximately August 1923 Ay, ay, ay Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 93598 10-in. approximately August 1923 El encanto Orquesta Francesa de E. Grenet Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 93599 10-in. approximately August 1923 La cancion del Olvido Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia S96140 10-in. approximately 1928 ¡Ay' Mamá Inés! Rita Montaner Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia S96207 10-in. approximately 1928 La reglana Rita Montaner Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia S96251 10-in. approximately 1928 La calesa Vincente Morin Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia S96252 10-in. approximately 1928 Galanes y damiselas Rita Montaner ; Caridad Suárez Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia S96259 10-in. approximately 1928 Anhelos Vincente Morin ; F. de la Riera Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
(Results 76-100 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.

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

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