Luis ("Lili") Martínez Griñan

Luis Martínez Griñán (19 August 1915 – 26 August 1990), better known as Lilí Martínez, was a Cuban pianist, arranger and composer specializing in the son montuno style. He played in the Conjunto de Arsenio Rodríguez and Conjunto Chappottín. Together with Rubén González and Peruchín, he is said to have "forged the style of modem Cuban piano playing in the 1940s".

Birth and Death Data: Born August 19, 1915 (Guantánamo), Died August 26, 1990 (Havana)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1943 - 1953

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, arranger, composer, songwriter, lyricist

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 73 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CU-37[b] 10-in. before 2/27/1948 Lo dicen todas Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-38[b] 10-in. before 2/27/1948 La vida es una sueño Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo arranger, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-39[b] 10-in. before 4/8/1948 El tabernero Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-40[b] 10-in. before 4/8/1948 El cerro tiene la llave Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-41[b] 10-in. before 4/8/1948 Te esperaré Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble arranger, composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-42[b] 10-in. before 4/8/1948 No vuelvo a moron Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-85[b] 10-in. before 6/22/1948 A Puerto Rico Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal trio arranger, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-86[b] 10-in. before 5/26/1948 Esa china tiene coimbre Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-87[b] 10-in. before 6/22/1948 No toque el guao Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-88[b] 10-in. before 5/26/1948 Soy tu destino Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-89[b] 10-in. before 6/22/1948 Me siento muy solo Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-90[b] 10-in. before 6/1/1948 Sacando candela Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Vocal and instrumental ensemble arranger, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-131[b] 10-in. before 10/19/1948 A Belén le toca ahora Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-131[c] 10-in. before 10/19/1948 Los tres Juanes Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-184 10-in. 1948 No me llores más Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger, composer  
Victor CU-185 10-in. 1948 En su partir Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-186[b] 10-in. 1948 Pueblo nuevo se pasó Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble composer, arranger, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-187 10-in. 1948 Feliz viaje Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-188 10-in. 1948 Llévatelo todo Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger, composer  
Victor CU-189 10-in. 1948 Mírame más Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-235 10-in. before 1/28/1949 Flor del fango Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-236 10-in. before 1/28/1949 Que cosas tendran las mujeres Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger, composer  
Victor CU-298[b] 10-in. before 9/6/1949 Los sitios haceré Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-299[b] 10-in. before 9/6/1949 Sagrado amor Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-300[b] 10-in. before 8/19/1949 El palo tiene curujey Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
(Results 1-25 of 73 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Martínez Griñan, Luis ("Lili")," accessed June 12, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206350.

Martínez Griñan, Luis ("Lili"). (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 12, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206350.

"Martínez Griñan, Luis ("Lili")." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 12 June 2024.

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