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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 126-140 of 140 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick 11352-11353 10-in. 9/18/1923 Con harina se camina Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader  
Brunswick 11354-11355 10-in. 9/18/1923 No name #4 Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader  
Brunswick 11366-11367 10-in. 9/20/1923 No name #5 Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader  
Brunswick 11368-11369 10-in. 9/20/1923 Los caballeros me matan Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader  
Brunswick 11370-11371 10-in. 9/20/1923 El tamalero Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader  
Brunswick 11372-11373 10-in. 9/20/1923 Los jovenes elegantes Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader  
Brunswick 11374-11375 10-in. 9/20/1923 Martinita Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader  
Brunswick 11376-11378 10-in. 9/20/1923 La matancera Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader  
Brunswick 11379-11380 10-in. 9/20/1923 Atenas Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader  
Brunswick 11381-11382 10-in. 9/20/1923 Mujer, porqué sera? Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader  
Brunswick 11383-11384 10-in. 9/20/1923 Havano perfecto Orquesta Eliseo Grenet Instrumental ensemble leader  
Brunswick HV30470 10-in. 9/12/1929 Espabilate Sexteto Munamar Instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick E29725 10-in. 4/24/1929 Mama Ines Sexteto Cardenas Cubanos Instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick TE31077 10-in. 9/27/1929 Espabilate Enrique Bryón Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Brunswick E32955 10-in. 6/11/1930 Ay Mama Ines Los Castilians Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
(Results 126-140 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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