Aguilar y Adame, Juan 1.jul.1883-15.sep.1953 Mexico Aguascalientes, Pueblo de Cosio near Zacatecas - USA California, Los Angeles Culver City
pianist, organist, educated at the College of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Zacatecas, studied piano with Arnulfo Miramontes, solfege with Candelario Rivas, harmony and composition with Benigno de la Torre and Francisco Godinez in Guadalajara, as pianist he concertized throughout Mexico and the western United States, 1907 performed in Los Angeles, he taught at Conservatorio Nacional de Mexico in Mexico City, 15.dec.1915 to escape the revolution (1910-1917) he emigrated from Guadalajara to the USA Texas El Paso, 1918-1920 residing at 281 North Figueroa Street in Los Angeles, 1918-1940 as pianist of the Pryor Moore ensemble he played at the Boos Brothers Cafetaria, 1940 organist of St Vibiana cathedral Los Angeles, 1935-1950 piano teacher with private studio at his home 3854 East Boulevard in Culver City, 14.jul.1939 naturalized American, 1946 residing in Santa Monica with studio at 223 South Broadway in Los Angeles ; 20.jan.1911 in Guadalajara he married Soledad Gomez (Guadalajara 7.may.1883-1.jun.1958 Los Angeles) ; daughters Beatrice (Guadalajara 1.jul.1914-), Esther (El Paso 12.aug.1916-), Consuelo (Los Angeles 5.nov.1925-)

[he usually gave his name as 'Aguilar, Juan Adame' or 'Juan Adame Aguilar' and all his music is published as Juan A Aguilar, which is incorrect because Adame is his mothers name]

Title Parts


[] Las campanas de vidrio. Polka. Piano. 1909
pub Eligio Mora, Guadalajara
ms Museo Regional, Guadalajara
ms Biblioteca Candelario Huizar, Conservatorio Nacional de Mexico, Mexico City

[] Cancion al estilo antiguo "al Sr. Miguel Ahumada Jr.". Voice and piano
pub A. Wagner y Levien Sucesores, Guadalajara 1909
pub Friedrich Hofmeister, Leipzig 4nov1911
ms Biblioteca Candelario Huizar, Conservatorio Nacional de Mexico, Mexico City

[] Mazurka, melancolia, souvenir y capricho moro. Piano
pub Wagner y Levien, Guadalajara 1910-1914
ms Biblioteca Candelario Huizar, Conservatorio Nacional de Mexico, Mexico City

[] Egloga. Piano. 1911
ms Biblioteca Candelario Huizar, Conservatorio Nacional de Mexico, Mexico City

[] Romanza sin palabras, para violin y piano o piano solo
dedication: a mi querido amigo, el violinista Juan Diaz Santana
pub A. Wagner y Levien Sucesores, Guadalajara 1911
pub Friedrich Hofmeister, Leipzig 4nov1911
ms Biblioteca Candelario Huizar, Conservatorio Nacional de Mexico, Mexico City

[] Reverie. Piano
pub Friedrich Hofmeister, Leipzig 4nov1911

[] Hoja de album. Piano. op68
pub Friedrich Hofmeister, Leipzig 4nov1911

[] Nocturno. Piano. 1911. op102/1
[] Concierto para piano y orquestra. 10nov1911. op169/1
[] Concierto para piano y orquesta. c1928 (unpublished)
ms Biblioteca Candelario Huizar, Conservatorio Nacional de Mexico, Mexico City

[] Serenata, a la barcarola. Piano
pub Friedrich Hofmeister, Leipzig 22dec1911

[] Tres salves a la Santisima Virgen Maria, a una voz con acompanamiento de teclado. Voice and piano or organ
pub A. Wagner y Levien Sucesores, Guadalajara 1912
ms Biblioteca Candelario Huizar, Conservatorio Nacional de Mexico, Mexico City

[] Dos danzas, para piano
pub Friedrich Hofmeister, Leipzig 28aug1913
[] 1 - Soledad
[] 2 - Primer amor
[] Tres danzas, para piano
pub Friedrich Hofmeister, Leipzig 28aug1913

[] Arcades de Roma. Reverie. 24feb1914
[] Mexican rhapsody (Rapsodia mexicana). Orchestra. 1jul1914
[] Gran coro a Cervantes. 12jul1916
[] Romance in g
pub W. A. Quincke & Co., Los Angeles 25feb 1921

[] Love song. Tone poem
pub W. A. Quincke & Co., Los Angeles 25feb 1921

[] Nocturne. Piano
pub W. A. Quincke & Co., Los Angeles 22mar1921

[] Novelette in f sharp. Piano
pub W. A. Quincke & Co., Los Angeles 22mar1921

[] Valse brillante
pub W. A. Quincke & Co., Los Angeles 25mar 1921

[] Happiness land
words Mary Nicolson
copyright Mary Nicolson, Los Angeles 10dec1921

[] Russian gypsy serenade. 1921
[] Variations for contra-bass on a favorite Scotch air Blue bells of Scotland
music with John Musso
pub John Musso, Los Angeles 10jul1925

[] Adelita. Piano. 25jun1927
[] Consuelo. Concert valse. Piano. 20jul1927
[] Ghosts of the golden west. 26may1931
[] Asturiana. Piano
copyright Juan A. Aguilar, Los Angeles 20oct1931

[] Moorish suite. Orchestra. ?1931
two movements performed at the Hollywood Bowl under the direction of Henry Wood 20jul1934
[] 1 - Guajiras. Hollywood Bowl 20jul1934
[] - March-Fanfare. Hollywood Bowl 20jul1934
[] - Asturiana
[] - Reveille
[] Suite moresca. Orchestra. 1939
performed at the Hollywood Bowl under the direction of Henry
Wood
[probably the same as the foregoing Moorish suite, here with a wrong year of composition]

[] Ecos de Mexico. Orchestra. 2apr1932
[] Geisha girl. Piano. 20mar1933
copyright Juan A. Aguilar, Los Angeles 10apr1933

[] Spanish airs. Malaguena. Piano. 1may1933
[] Sweet memories. Valse song
copyright Johnnie Aguilar and Dea Conaway 3jul1933

[] Plaza band. Piano
copyright Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp., New York 16jul1934

[] Moorish festival. March. Orchestra. Hollywood Bowl 20jul1934
[] Contra la corriente. Film score. 1935 [] - Cantilena nupcial
[] - Cocktail party
[] - Sorpressa de Rosalia
[] - Tango
[] - Honeymoon. Valse
[] - Vida de Rosalia. Luz de lun
[] - El Santo de Dona Luz
[] - La flor
[] - Londres polka
[] - Minuet
[] - Music box
[] - Novelette
[] - Primera impression
[] Pastorale. Melody. Orchestra
copyright Juan A. Aguilar, Los Angeles 4dec1936
Intermezzo from Pastorale performed by the Los Angeles Philharmonic under Svedrovsky 1936

[] Deep in my heart. Song
arr. Juan A. Aguilar
copyright John Perez jr., Los Angeles 3jan1941

[] Today. Song
arr. Juan A. Aguilar
copyright John Perez jr., Los Angeles 3jan1941

[] Your song anew. Song
copyright Juan Aguilar, Los Angeles 7jul1941

[] To a Viking's daughter. Song in E flat
words James Oliver Tow (1894-)
pub James O. Tow, Huntington Park, Los Angeles 15dec1943
performed by soprano Carmen Prietto

[] The mountain's bride. Voice and piano
words James Oliver Tow
pub James O. Tow, Huntington Park, Los Angeles 15may1944

[] Mohave moods. A suite on the Mohave desert. Medium voice and piano. 1946
words James Oliver Tow
pub James O. Tow, Los Angeles 1948 / 18feb1950

[] Banderillero. Zortzico no2 from The cape dance. Violin and piano
pub Norwalk, Califonia and Prietto, Basel Switzerland 1993

[] Mass no1. A capella choir
[] Mass no2. A capella choir
[] Ave Maria. Voice and organ
[] Introduction et reveille. Orchestra
[] Tango (Tschaikowskiana). Strings, piano and celeste
[] Vexilla regis. Soloists, choir, violin and organ
[] Romanza sin palabras. Piano
[] Vals de concierto. Piano
[] Intermezzo. Piano
[] Bridal song. Piano
[] Guajiras. Orchestra
[] Arrabal. Tango. Piano
[] Morenita. Rhumba. Strings, piano and celeste
[] Danza mexicana. Strings and string quartet
[] Rapsodia no2. Piano
[] Bosque jos. Piano
[] Cantilena imperial. Oboe and harp
[] Berceuse. Piano
[] Zapateo del monte (guajiras)
[] Three miniatures. Piano
[] Allegrissimo. Violin and piano
[] Shrine of Jizo. Piano
[] Poema de los arboles. 2 Tenors, baritone, bass and piano
words Juan B. Delgado

[] Easter mass
[] Regina caeli
[] Canzona all' antico
[] Chiquillo del Alma Mia
[] Oficio de defuntos
[] Salve regina
[] Veni creator spiritus
[] Thunder over Mexico. Film score
[] Viva Villa. Film score
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