Orlando Guerra

Orlando Guerra (gayr'-rah; September 14, 1920 – March 20, 1973), better known as Cascarita, was a popular Cuban singer who specialized in guaracha and son montuno. He became one of Cuba's most famous vocalists as a member of Julio Cueva's big band and Orquesta Casino de la Playa in the 1940s.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 14, 1920 (Camagüey), Died March 20, 1973 (Mexico City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Notes: Orlando Guerra is also known as Cascarita.

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

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 52 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CU-45[b] 10-in. before 4/14/1948 El baile del sillon Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor CU-46[b] 10-in. before 4/14/1948 Lo que sea Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor CU-47 10-in. before 4/14/1948 Patilla de chivo Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor CU-48 10-in. before 4/14/1948 Malanga dice Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor CU-65[b] 10-in. before 5/24/1948 Yo se hacer dos cosas Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Julio Cueva Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor CU-68[b] 10-in. before 5/24/1948 El bobo de Trinidad Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Julio Cueva Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor CU-91[b] 10-in. before 6/1/1948 Viejo cañengo Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Hermanos Palau Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor CU-93[b] 10-in. before 6/1/1948 Ya no tengo na Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Hermanos Palau Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor CU-99[b] 10-in. before 6/17/1947 Juan sin trava Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor CU-100[a] 10-in. before 6/17/1948 Mañana por la mañana Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor CU-115[a] 10-in. before 7/30/1948 Busca el alfiler Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor CU-116[b] 10-in. before 7/30/1948 La mueca Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor CU-117[b] 10-in. before 7/30/1948 ¿Qué me sucede? Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor CU-118 10-in. before 7/30/1948 Pa que te dure Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor CU-201 10-in. before 2/22/1949 Deja que te mire Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor CU-202 10-in. before 2/22/1949 Ya rompio la aurora Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor CU-203 10-in. before 2/22/1949 Vayan comiendo Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor PR-214 10-in. before 1/3/1942 Llora timbero Pepito Torres Orquesta Siboney Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor PR-216 10-in. before 1/2/1942 Ladrón de gallina Orlando Guerra ; Pepito Torres Orquesta Siboney Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor CU-284 10-in. before 5/18/1949 Tres novios tenía Maria Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor CU-285 10-in. before 5/18/1949 Hay que estar alerta Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor CU-286 10-in. before 5/18/1949 Bartolo, suelta ese saco Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor CU-287 10-in. before 5/18/1949 Guano seco Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Casino de la Playa Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor CU-735 10-in. before 5/14/1941 Tingo talango Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Hermanos Palau Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor CU-736 10-in. before 5/14/1941 Nicolás, mírame Orlando Guerra ; Orquesta Hermanos Palau Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 52 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Guerra, Orlando," accessed March 1, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/319217.

Guerra, Orlando. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 1, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/319217.

"Guerra, Orlando." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 1 March 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/319217

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