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 26-50 of 73 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CU-301[b] 10-in. before 8/2/1949 Me boté de guaño Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble arranger, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-302 10-in. before 8/2/1949 Es mejor olvidarte Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble arranger, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-303[b] 10-in. before 8/2/1949 Finaliza un amor Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-344[b] 10-in. before 1/13/1953 Pero yo no se Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble arranger, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-345 10-in. before 1/13/1953 Juventud de Colón Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble arranger, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-346 10-in. before 12/29/1949 Flor de canela Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble arranger, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-347 10-in. before 12/29/1949 Dundumbanza Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble arranger, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-348 10-in. 1949 Por tu bien Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet composer, instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-349[b] 10-in. 1949 No puedo comer vistagacha Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble arranger, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-408[b] 10-in. before 4/24/1950 Qué susto! Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-409 10-in. before 4/24/1950 El rincón caliente Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-410[b] 10-in. before 4/19/1950 Recuerda aquella noche Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-411 10-in. before 4/19/1950 El rumbón de Luyanó Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-412 10-in. before 3/29/1950 Vuelvo a la vida Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-413 10-in. before 3/29/1950 Kila, quique y chocolate Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-444[b] 10-in. before 9/12/1950 Ten valor Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-445 10-in. before 9/12/1950 Con un amor se borra otro amor Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-446 10-in. before 9/12/1950 Juventud de Cayo Hueso Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-447 10-in. before 9/12/1950 Todo terminó Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-448 10-in. before 6/29/1950 La sandunga del son Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-449 10-in. before 6/29/1950 Con reciprocidad Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-474 10-in. before 8/8/1950 Anabacoa Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-475 10-in. before 8/8/1950 Cárdenas Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-478 10-in. before 11/9/1950 'Ta Benito Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez ; Estela Rodríguez Scull Instrumental ensemble, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-479 10-in. before 11/9/1950 Aquí como allá Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez ; Estela Rodríguez Scull Instrumental ensemble, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 26-50 of 73 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Martínez Griñan, Luis ("Lili")," accessed June 25, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206350.

Martínez Griñan, Luis ("Lili"). (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 25, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206350.

"Martínez Griñan, Luis ("Lili")." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 25 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206350

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