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Enric Madriguera

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Name  Enric Madriguera

Role  Musical Artist
Enric Madriguera Music of Latin America with Enric Madriguera His Orchestra 78

Died  September 7, 1973, Danbury, Connecticut, United States
Albums  Enric Madriguera 1920-1941, The Minute Samba
Similar People  Chuy Reyes, Smith Ballew, Noro Morales, Carlos Barbosa‑Lima, Jose Curbelo

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Enric R. Madriguera (Barcelona, 17 February 1904 – 7 September 1973) was a violinist of Catalan origin who was playing concerts as a child before he studied at the Barcelona Conservatory. (The Castilian form of his name is Enrique, which he sometimes used on records.) Whilst still in his twenties he was lead violinist at Boston's and Symphony orchestras before becoming the conductor of the Cuban Philharmonic.

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In the late 1920s Madriguera played in Ben Selvin's studio orchestra at Columbia Records in New York, and served briefly as that company's director of Latin music recording. In 1932 he began his own orchestra at the Biltmore Hotel, which recorded for Columbia until 1934. His music at this period was mostly Anglo-American dance or foxtrot, frequently jazz-inflected, although he had a modest hit with his rhumba rendition of Carioca (1934).

By the 1930s he was recording Latin American music almost exclusively. (His composition Adios became a national hit in 1931.) It was said that the ambassadors from all the South American countries declared Madriguera to be the "Ambassador of Music to all the Americas". Madriguera appeared in a number of "musical shorts" including "Enric Madriguera and his Orchestra" in 1946 where he performed a number of songs including the orchestra for his vocalist-wife Patricia Gilmore. A review of one of his appearances recorded how he "reflected the warmth of our neighbours to the south".

He died in retirement in Danbury, Connecticut.

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References

Enric Madriguera Wikipedia


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