Siboney may refer to:
Siboney is the name and brand of a variety of rums from the Dominican Republic produced by Bodegas Cochón-Calvo, S.A.
"Siboney" (Canto Siboney) is a 1929 classic Cuban song by Ernesto Lecuona. The music is in cut time, originally written in C major. The lyrics were reportedly written by Lecuona while away from Cuba and is about the homesickness he is experiencing ( Siboney is also a town in Cuba, and can also refer to Cuba in general).
Siboney became a hit in 1931 when performed by the Dominican baritone Eduardo Brito. Other artists followed suit, including Caterina Valente, Olga Guillot, Xiomara Alfaro, Dizzy Gillespie, Nana Mouskouri and Percy Faith. The song was used by Nino Rota in the score for Fellini's nostalgic memoir of the 1930s, Amarcord. It was recorded by Connie Francis in 1960, and later included in the film 2046.
An English version of the song was performed by Bing Crosby in 1945. In 1942, Gloria Jean sang the English version in the musical Get Hep to Love.
The song inspired the Mexican-Cuban film Siboney, directed by Juan Orol and starring María Antonieta Pons. The film was released in 1938 as a part of the called Rumberas film saga of the Mexican Cinema.
English lyrics were written by Dolly Morse, but they bear no resemblance to the original Spanish.
Siboney is a Mexican-Cuban drama film directed by Juan Orol. It was filmed in 1938 and released in 1942 and starring María Antonieta Pons and Juan Orol.
Usage examples of "siboney".
Brigade, however, passed beyond Lawton on the night of the 23d-24th, thus taking the advance, and on the morning of the latter date became engaged with a Spanish force intrenched in a strong position at La Guasima, a point on the Santiago road about three miles from Siboney.