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Rafael Hernández

Musician / Composer of Latin
A.k.a. Rafael Hernández Marín

Puerto Rican composer (1896 - December 11th, 1965). Rafael Hernández Marín started playing trombone, and later violin, trumpet, contrabass and guitar. In 1919 he moved to Havana where he played on some orchestras. He also worked in Mexico and USA. He composed such famous tracks as "Capullito de Alhelí", "Preciosa", "Lamento Borincano" and "El Cumbanchero". Although often credited with the same name, this is not the same artist as Rafael Hernandez, from Cuba.

  • Guitar
  • Trumpet
  • Trombone
  • Violin
  • Bass
  • Latin
  • Folk
  • World
  • Classical
  • Jazz
Popular Tracks   
Lamento borincano (El jibarito) on Sentimiento flamenco by Sabicas, Mario Escudero
Desvelo de amor on The Best of Buena Vista by Various Artists
Cuatro personas on Palida cancion by Various Artists
Silencio on Sombra en los médanos by Chucho Zarzosa
Pobre lola on The Best of Buena Vista by Various Artists
Ahora seremos felices (bolero) on Palida cancion by Various Artists
Lamento Borincano on Viaje por el Mundo by Various Artists

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Cuarteto Victoria De Rafael HernándezRafael Hernández2017Album
Del Caribe, Soy! Latin American Flute MusicNestor Torres, Miguel Del Aguila, Tania León, Rafael Hernández, Mia Vassilev, Paul Posnak And Jorge Luis Sosa, Konstantin Litvinenko, Hernan Matute And Ranses Colon, Reinier Guerra, Edwin Bonilla2017Album
Rafael Hernández y Su ConjuntoRafael Hernández2017Album
La Bombonera De San JuanMyrta Silva1998Compil.
Lamento BorincanoDaniel Santos, Rafael Hernández1992Compil.
Lamento BorincanoDaniel Santos ,Interpreta A Rafael Hernández1992Album
Rafael Hernandez Centenario (Los Mejores Interpretes De "El Jibarito")Rafael Hernández1992Compil.
Marco Antonio Muñiz... Rafael HernandezMarco Antonio Muñiz Y Rafael Hernández1967Album
Puerto Rico Presenta La Musica De Rafael HernándezRafael Hernández1963Compil.
Despechada/Dolor En TinieblasRafael Hernández, Pepe MéndezSingle
La Voz Del Mayari CorozoRafael HernándezAlbum
Exitos De El Cuarteto MayariRafael HernándezCompil.
Recuerdos Del PasadoRafael HernándezAlbum
Musica Para Piano (Interpretado Por) Jesus Maria SanromaRafael Hernández, Jesus Maria SanromaAlbum
La Musica Del Inmortal Rafael Hernandez Vol. 1Rafael Hernández, Everardo OrdazAlbum
Preciosa y Otros ÉxitosRafael HernándezAlbum
3 Grandes Compositores - Su Musica Y PianoAgustin Lara / Ernesto Lecuona / Rafael HernándezCompil.
Candorosa / Laura y GeorginaRafael HernándezAlbum
La Musica De Rafael RodriguezRafael HernándezAlbum
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