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 were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 51-73 of 73 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CU-480 10-in. before 11/9/1950 Te mantengo y no quieres Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-481 10-in. before 11/9/1950 Cree lo que tú quierás Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-482 10-in. before 11/15/1950 El que no tiene no vale Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-483 10-in. before 11/15/1950 Quizás con los años Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-504 10-in. before 4/3/1951 Jumba Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-505 10-in. before 4/3/1951 Tu faz morena Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-750[b] 10-in. before 10/27/1953 Viejo socarrón Conjunto Modelo Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor CU-1090 10-in. before 10/1/1943 Bebeto Manolo Manrique ; Orquesta Hermanos Palau Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor CU-1108 10-in. before 11/17/1943 Bebeto Orquesta Antonio M. Romeu Instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor CU-1431 10-in. before 6/21/1946 Chicharronero Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo arranger, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor CU-1432 10-in. before 6/21/1946 Una experiencia más Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble arranger, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-1433 10-in. before 6/21/1946 Dame un cachito pa' huelé Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble arranger, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-1434 10-in. before 6/21/1946 El reloj de pastora Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo arranger, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-1435 10-in. before 6/21/1946 Cero guapos en yateras Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble arranger, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor CU-1436 10-in. before 6/21/1946 Cangrejo fué a estudiar Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo arranger, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-1568 10-in. before 12/13/1946 Tengo que olvidarte Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-1569 10-in. before 12/13/1946 Celos de mujer Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-1570 10-in. before 12/13/1946 Juventud amaliana Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-1571 10-in. before 12/13/1946 Semilla de caña brava Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor CU-1594 10-in. before 12/13/1946 ¿Por qué la trajiste? Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CU-1595 10-in. before 1/10/1947 Mi convicción Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano, composer, arranger  
Victor CU-1596 10-in. before 1/10/1947 Adivínalo Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor CU-1597 10-in. before 1/10/1947 Soy el terror Conjunto Arsenio Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
(Results 51-73 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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