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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 101-125 of 140 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia S96260 10-in. approximately 1928 Niña Rita Rita Montaner ; Vincente Morin Female-male vocal duet composer  
Columbia S96269 10-in. approximately 1928 El calesero Rita Montaner Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W96634 10-in. July 1928 ¡Ay! Mamá Inés Sexteto Nacional Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W96697 10-in. August 1928 La mulata Joseph M. Lacalle ; Rita Montaner ; Orquesta del Maestro Lacalle Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick 11144-11145 10-in. 8/6/1923 El venadito More y Rubi Vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick 11287-11288 10-in. 9/13/1923 El venadito Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Brunswick 11289-11290 10-in. 9/13/1923 Candela! Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Brunswick 11291-11292 10-in. 9/13/1923 Kokoíto Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Brunswick 11293-11294 10-in. 9/13/1923 Canto salvaje Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Brunswick 11305-11306 10-in. 9/14/1923 No name #2 Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Brunswick 11307-11308 10-in. 9/14/1923 El rey del silencio Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Brunswick 11309-11310 10-in. 9/14/1923 Dempsey Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Brunswick 11311-11312 10-in. 9/14/1923 No name #1 Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Brunswick 11313-11314 10-in. 9/15/1923 El cisne Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Brunswick 11315-11316 10-in. 9/15/1923 La fuga de Arroyito Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader  
Brunswick 11317-11318 10-in. 9/15/1923 Havana perfecto Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader  
Brunswick 11319-11320 10-in. 9/15/1923 Papel de lija Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader  
Brunswick 11321-11322 10-in. 9/15/1923 El guajiro en el palmar Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader  
Brunswick 11323-11324 10-in. 9/15/1923 La China Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader  
Brunswick 11325-11326 10-in. 9/17/1923 El divino Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader  
Brunswick 11327-11328 10-in. 9/17/1923 Porqué te amé Maria? Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader  
Brunswick 11329-11330 10-in. 9/17/1923 La Diana Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader  
Brunswick 11331-11332 10-in. 9/17/1923 Edén sport Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader  
Brunswick 11348-11349 10-in. 9/18/1923 El encanto Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Brunswick 11350-11351 10-in. 9/18/1923 El misterioso Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader  
(Results 101-125 of 140 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Grenet, Eliseo," accessed March 7, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116685.

Grenet, Eliseo. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 7, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116685.

"Grenet, Eliseo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 7 March 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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