Roger Ramirez

Roger "Ram" Ramirez (September 15, 1913 – 11 January 1994) was a Puerto Rican jazz pianist and composer. He was a co-composer of the song "Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be?)"

Birth and Death Data: Born September 15, 1913 (San Juan), Died January 11, 1994 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, songwriter

Notes: Credited as Roger Ramirez and Ram Ramirez.

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D6VB-2115 10-in. 8/26/1946 Lover man (Oh, where can you be?) Duke Ellington Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with piano and female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor D7VB-1962 10-in. 10/31/1947 Dont blame me Beryl Davis ; Russ Case Group Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 67195 10-in. 2/15/1940 Baby, won't you please come home ? Sandy Williams instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 67196 10-in. 2/15/1940 If it weren't for you Sandy Williams instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 67197 10-in. 2/15/1940 Sing song swing Sandy Williams instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 67198 10-in. 2/15/1940 Imagination Sandy Williams instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ramirez, Roger," accessed April 13, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/339104.

Ramirez, Roger. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 13, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/339104.

"Ramirez, Roger." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 13 April 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/339104

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