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Juan Arvizu

Juan Nepomuceno Arvizu Santelices (known as Juan Arvizu; Santiago de Querétaro, May 22, 1900 - Mexico City, November 19, 1985), was an acclaimed lyric tenor in Mexico and a noted interpreter of the Latin American bolero and tango on the international concert stage, on the radio and in film. He was widely noted for his interpretations of the works of Agustin Lara and María Grever and was nicknamed "The Tenor With the Silken Voice".

Birth and Death Data: Born March 15th, 1900 (Santiago de Querétaro), Died November 13th, 1985 (Mexico City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, songwriter, arranger, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 258 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-48308 10-in. 1/25/1929 Chamaca mía Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-48309 10-in. 1/25/1929 Florecita de retama Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-48310 10-in. 1/25/1929 Una rosa y un beso Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-48322 10-in. 1/30/1929 Duerme Juan Arvizu ; Margarita Cueto Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-48323 10-in. 1/30/1929 No vuelvo a amar Juan Arvizu ; Margarita Cueto Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-48324 10-in. 1/30/1929 Albur de amor Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-48517 10-in. 12/26/1928 Tú, tú y tú Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-48518 10-in. 12/26/1928 Por unos ojos Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-48519 10-in. 12/26/1928 La monja Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-48520 10-in. 12/28/1928 Vieja cartera Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-48538 10-in. 1/3/1929 Siluetas Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-48539 10-in. 1/3/1929 Mariposa Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49909 10-in. 2/1/1929 Plegaria Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49910 10-in. 2/1/1929 Siento ganas de llorar Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor XVE-53169 10-in. 6/3/1929 Collar de perlas Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with guitars vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor XVE-53170 10-in. 6/3/1929 Tus ojos Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor XVE-53171 10-in. 6/3/1929 Cholita Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with guitars vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor XVE-53172 10-in. 6/3/1929 Llama de amor Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with guitars vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor XVE-53176 10-in. 6/4/1929 Guarda tu amor Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor XVE-53177 10-in. 6/4/1929 Pierrot Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor XVE-53185 10-in. 6/5/1929 Tú, señor de los cielos Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor XVE-53186 10-in. 6/5/1929 ¿Sabes porqué? Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor XVE-53187 10-in. 6/5/1929 Prietita mía Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor XVE-53188 10-in. 6/6/1929 Tengo celos Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor XVE-53189 10-in. 6/6/1929 Negra consentida Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 258 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Arvizu, Juan," accessed May 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100191.

Arvizu, Juan. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100191.

"Arvizu, Juan." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 May 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100191

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