Alfredo Le Pera

Alfredo Le Pera (4 June 1900 – 24 June 1935) was an Argentine journalist, dramatist, and lyricist, best known for his brief but fruitful collaboration with the renowned tango singer Carlos Gardel. He died in a plane accident with Gardel when he was at the height of his career.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 4th, 1900 (São Paulo), Died June 24th, 1935 (Medellín)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 52 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BAVE-60696 10-in. Feb.-Mar. 1931 Carrillon de la merced Alberto Gómez Male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor 65739 10-in. 5/19/1933 Silêncio Lely Morel Female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor 65782 10-in. 6/21/1933 Melodia de arrabal Lely Morel Female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BCVE-66070 10-in. Fall 1930-Spring 1931 Carrilon de la merced Orquesta Argentina Victor Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-77479 10-in. 8/15/1933 Silencio en la noche Manuel Velasquez Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-77480 10-in. 8/15/1933 Melodía de arrabal Manuel Velasquez Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-77635 10-in. 9/8/1933 No sé porqué Manuel Velazquez Orchestra Instrumental quintet, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-77636 10-in. 9/8/1933 Cuando no estás Manuel Velazquez Orchestra Instrumental quintet, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-78367 10-in. 10/31/1933 Mañanita de sol M. Prichardo ; Manuel Velazquez Male vocal duet, with 3 guitars lyricist  
Victor BS-78368 10-in. 10/31/1933 Criollita de mis amores M. Prichardo ; Manuel Velazquez Male vocal duet, with 3 guitars lyricist  
Victor BS-83591 10-in. 7/27/1934 Criollita deci que si Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars and piano lyricist  
Victor BS-83592 10-in. 7/27/1934 Caminito soleado Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars and piano lyricist  
Victor BS-83598 10-in. 7/30/1934 Cuesta abajo Alfredo Cibelli ; Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-83599 10-in. 7/30/1934 Mi Buenos Aires querido Alfredo Cibelli ; Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-83700 10-in. 7/30/1934 Amores de estudiante Alfredo Cibelli ; Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-83701 10-in. 7/30/1934 Golondrinas Alfredo Cibelli ; Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-83702 10-in. 7/30/1934 Soledad Alfredo Cibelli ; Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-83703 10-in. 7/30/1934 Rubias de Nueva York Alfredo Cibelli ; Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-84129 10-in. 8/24/1934 Apure, delantero buey Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-84130 10-in. 8/24/1934 Amargura Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BAVE-86863 10-in. 6/13/1935 El día que me quieras Edgardo Donato Muchachos ; Jorge Ortiz Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BAVE-86868 10-in. 6/17/1935 Sus ojos se cerraron Jorge Omar ; Orquesta Típica Francisco J. Lomuto Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BAVE-86869 10-in. 6/17/1935 Sol tropical Jorge Omar ; Orquesta Típica Francisco J. Lomuto Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BAVE-86873 10-in. 7/01/1935 Volver Orquesta Típica Osvaldo Fresedo ; Roberto Ray Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BAVE-86906 10-in. 7/19/1935 Volvio una noche Jorge Omar ; Orquesta Típica Francisco J. Lomuto Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer  
(Results 1-25 of 52 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Le Pera, Alfredo," accessed July 29, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102594.

Le Pera, Alfredo. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 29, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102594.

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