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 (Results 51-75 of 76 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 51-75 of 76 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Le Pera, Alfredo," accessed April 25, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102594.

Le Pera, Alfredo. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 25, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102594.

"Le Pera, Alfredo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 25 April 2024.

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