Alfredo Le Pera

Alfredo Le Pera (4 June 1900 – 24 June 1935) was a Brazilian 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 4, 1900 (São Paulo), Died June 24, 1935 (Medellín)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer, songwriter

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

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  
Victor BAVE-86925 10-in. 8/8/1935 Por una cabeza Jorge Omar ; Orquesta Típica Francisco J. Lomuto Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BAVE-86928 10-in. 8/9/1935 Lejana tierra mia Edgardo Donato Muchachos ; Horacio Lagos Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BAVE-86934 10-in. 8/23/1935 Arrabal amargo Orquesta Típica Osvaldo Fresedo ; Roberto Ray Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-89224 10-in. 3/19/1935 Arrabal amargo Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-89225 10-in. 3/19/1935 Sus ojos se cerraron Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-89226 10-in. 3/19/1935 Volver Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-89227 10-in. 3/19/1935 Por una cabeza Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-89228 10-in. 3/19/1935 Lejana tierra mía Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-89229 10-in. 3/19/1935 El día que me quieras Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-89230 10-in. 3/20/1935 Volvió una noche Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-89231 10-in. 3/20/1935 Amor tropical Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-89232 10-in. 3/20/1935 Los ojos de mi moza Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-89233 10-in. 3/20/1935 Amargura Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-89235 10-in. 3/20/1935 Guitarra mía Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with 3 guitars lyricist  
Victor BAVE-93137 10-in. 4/3/1936 Amargura Orquesta Típica Victor Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-99259 10-in. 2/22/1936 Cuesta abajo Lydia Mendoza Female vocal solo, with guitar lyricist  
Victor BS-99410 10-in. 2/27/1936 Cuesta abajo Club Aguila Orchestra ; Fred Gutiérrez Jazz/dance band (take 1); with recitation (take 2) lyricist  
Victor [Vi cat 75250-B] 10-in. approximately 1935 Lejana tierra mia Horacio Lagos ; Orquesta Tipica Edgardo Donato Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-02916 10-in. 10/26/1936 Volvio una noche Tito Vargas Male vocal solo, with violin, cello, and piano lyricist  
Victor BS-02917 10-in. 10/26/1936 El día que me quieras Tito Vargas Male vocal solo, with violin, cello, and piano lyricist  
Victor BS-02918 10-in. 10/26/1936 Por una cabeza Tito Vargas Male vocal solo, with violin, cello, and piano lyricist  
Victor BS-02919 10-in. 10/26/1936 Lejana tierra mía Tito Vargas Male vocal solo, with violin, cello, and piano lyricist  
Victor BS-02920 10-in. 10/26/1936 Silencio Tito Vargas Male vocal solo, with violin, cello, and piano lyricist  
Victor BS-023641 10-in. 6/28/1938 Golondrinas Quinteto "La Plata" Instrumental quintet, with male vocal duet lyricist  
Columbia CO15981 10-in. 9/20/1934 Amores de estudiante : Vals canción Carlos Spaventa Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia COW15982 10-in. 9/20/1934 Cuesta abajo Carlos Spaventa Male vocal solo, with guitars lyricist  
Columbia CO15982 10-in. 9/20/1934 Cuesta abajo : Tango canción Carlos Spaventa Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars lyricist  
Columbia COW15983 10-in. 9/20/1934 Mi Buenos Aires querido Carlos Spaventa Male vocal solo, with guitars lyricist  
Columbia CO15983 10-in. 9/20/1934 Mi Buenos Aires querido : Tango canción Carlos Spaventa Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars lyricist  
Columbia CO15984 10-in. 9/20/1934 Criollita decí que sí : Cifra criolla Carlos Spaventa Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars lyricist  
Columbia CO16274 10-in. 12/6/1934 Golondrina : Tango canción Carlos Spaventa Male vocal solo, with 3 guitars lyricist  
Columbia CO16275 10-in. 12/6/1934 Soledad : Tango canción Carlos Spaventa Male vocal solo, with 3 guitars lyricist  
Columbia CO16404 10-in. 12/6/1934 Caminito soleado : Zamba canción Carlos Spaventa Male vocal solo, with 3 guitars lyricist  
Columbia CO17659 10-in. 6/4/1935 Volver : Tango canción Ramón Quirós Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia CO17660 10-in. 6/4/1935 Por una cabeza : Tango canción Ramón Quirós Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia CO17661 10-in. 6/4/1935 El día que me quieras Ramón Quirós Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia CO17662 10-in. 6/4/1935 Sus ojos se cerraron : Tango canción Ramón Quirós Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia CO17663 10-in. 6/4/1935 Volvió una noche Ramón Quirós Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia CO17664 10-in. 6/4/1935 Arrabal amargo : Tango canción Ramón Quirós Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia CO20818 10-in. 3/16/1937 Recordando : Tango canción Jorge Escudero Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia CO20964 10-in. 4/13/1937 Olvido : Estilo criollo Jorge Escudero Male vocal solo, with 3 guitars lyricist  
Columbia CO20967 10-in. 4/13/1937 Viejos tiempos : Tango canción Jorge Escudero Male vocal solo, with 3 guitars lyricist  
Columbia CO20968 10-in. 4/13/1937 Jurar en vano Jorge Escudero ; Sebastián Torres Male vocal duet, with 3 guitars lyricist  
Columbia W704214 10-in. approximately March 1933 Mi destino : Tango canción Jorge M. Dada ; Trío Albeñiz Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio lyricist  
Gramophone 0PG479 10-in. 1/25/1933 Por tus ojos negros Nino Buffoldi ; Don Azpiazu’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Odeon E7333 10-in. 1/25/1933 Melodia de arrabal Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with 4 guitars lyricist  
Odeon E7385 10-in. 3/27/1933 Silencio ... ! Carlos Gardel ; Orquesta Francisco Canaro Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble and vocal chorus lyricist  
Odeon X21292 12-in. approximately 1930 Escena de la película "Cuesta abajo" Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with guitars lyricist  
Odeon X21376 12-in. approximately 1930 Escena de la película "Cuesta abajo" Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Odeon X21377 12-in. approximately 1930 Escena de la película "El día que me quieras" Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) CL6848 10-in. 11/18/1938 Viejos tiempos Aldo Campoamor ; Orchestre Rafael Canaro Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Le Pera, Alfredo," accessed April 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102594.

Le Pera, Alfredo. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102594.

"Le Pera, Alfredo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 21 April 2024.

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