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 76-76 of 76 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia (U.K.) CL6848 10-in. 11/18/1938 Viejos tiempos Aldo Campoamor ; Orchestre Rafael Canaro Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
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