Lolita Cuevas

Lolita Cuevas (1910–1994) was a Puerto Rican singer and actress. Her work as a vocalist was based on a compendium of Caribbean songs, and her interpretations of them are considered a fundamental piece in the historiography of Haitian music.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1910 (Mayagüez), Died 1994

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Notes: Surname is spelled "Cuebas" on some Bluebird disc labels.

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-063773 10-in. 4/15/1941 Yours tonight Chicos ; Lolita Cuevas ; Alfred Jacy Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Decca 69102 10-in. 4/30/1941 Puerto Rico Juanito Sanabria Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 69103 10-in. 4/30/1941 Cuchifrito Juanito Sanabria Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 69104 10-in. 4/30/1941 Seis zapateao (Instrumental) Juanito Sanabria Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 69105 10-in. 4/30/1941 Juana Pena Juanito Sanabria Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 69110 10-in. 5/1/1941 Un conflicto Juanito Sanabria Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 69111 10-in. 5/1/1941 La borinquena Juanito Sanabria Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 69112 10-in. 5/1/1941 Tu risa Juanito Sanabria Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 69113 10-in. 5/1/1941 Aguinaldos Puertorriquenos (Instrumental) Juanito Sanabria Orchestra vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cuevas, Lolita," accessed February 5, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/310436.

Cuevas, Lolita. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 5, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/310436.

"Cuevas, Lolita." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 5 February 2023.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/310436

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