Pascual Contursi

Pascual Contursi (November 18, 1888 – May 28, 1932) was an Argentine poet, singer, and guitarist. He composed lyrics for 33 tango compositions – many well-known.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 18th, 1888 (Chivilcoy), Died May 29th, 1932 (Buenos Aires)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BAVE-44910 10-in. Fall 1929 Mi noche triste Roberto Díaz ; Orquesta Típica Cayetano Puglisi Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BAVE-1043 10-in. Fall 1926 Flor de fango Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with guitars lyricist  
Victor [Vi cat 39597-A] 10-in. approximately 1945 Mi noche triste Osvaldo Fresedo Gran Orquesta Argentina ; Oscar Serpa Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Vi cat 60-1805-A] 10-in. approximately 1947 Mi noche triste Orquesta Típica Anibal Troilo ; Edmundo Rivero Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E29447 10-in. 3/27/1929 Que lindo es estar metido Orquesta Tipica de Madriguera ; Genaro Veiga Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Gramophone BS2393 10-in. 9/22/1926 Vidalita Miguel Borrull ; Manuel Vallejo Male vocal solo, with guitar lyricist  
Odeon 33 10-in. approximately 1918 Flor de fango Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with guitar lyricist  
Odeon 170 10-in. approximately 1919 De vuelta al bulín Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with guitar lyricist  
Odeon e5449 10-in. approximately 1928 Mi noche triste Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with guitars lyricist  
Odeon 18010B 10-in. 1917 Mi noche triste Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with guitars lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Contursi, Pascual," accessed July 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102579.

Contursi, Pascual. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102579.

"Contursi, Pascual." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102579

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