Enrique Jorrín

Enrique Jorrín (Candelaria, Pinar del Río, December 25, 1926 – Havana, December 12, 1987) was a Cuban charanga violinist, composer and music director. He is considered the inventor of the cha-cha-chá, a popular style of ballroom music derived from danzón.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 25, 1926 (Q12888482), Died December 12, 1987 (Havana)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1946 - 1956

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, leader, vocalist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MBS-094136 10-in. before 8/31/1953 La engañadora Pérez Prado Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor MBS-095490 10-in. before 2/24/1956 Dame tu cariño Orquesta Enrique Jorrín Male vocal group, with instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor MBS-095491 10-in. before 2/24/1956 México te cantaré Orquesta Enrique Jorrín Male vocal group, with instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Victor CU-82[b] 10-in. before 6/22/1948 Varón, lo que sea Arcaño y sus Maravillas Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor CU-1497 10-in. before 8/26/1946 Qué pollos Arcaño y sus Maravillas Instrumental ensemble composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jorrín, Enrique," accessed July 14, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/324127.

Jorrín, Enrique. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 14, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/324127.

"Jorrín, Enrique." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 July 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/324127

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