Vital Aza

Vital Aza Álvarez-Buylla (25 April 1851 – 13 December 1912) was a Spanish author, playwright, poet and satirist, born in Pola de Lena, Asturias, northwestern Spain. After studying and practicing medicine, he began to write plays, some with Miguel Ramos Carrión. His first, Basta de matemáticas, which premiered at the Variedades in 1874, was highly successful and was followed by more than 70 other plays. The centenary of his birth was celebrated by Aguilar's publication of an anthology of Aza's best plays in the Colección Crisol (1951).

Birth and Death Data: Born April 28th, 1851 (La Pola), Died December 13th, 1912 (Q20908829)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1918

Roles Represented in DAHR: librettist, author

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor E-3562 8-in. 7/24/1906 Dorotéa Manuel Quiroga [i.e., Eugenio Lopez] Recitation author  
Victor B-3571 10-in. 7/24/1906 Suma y sigue Manuel Quiroga [i.e., Eugenio Lopez] Recitation author  
Edison 6302 10-in. 7/22/1918 Ay de mi! Luz Amelia Avilés Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra librettist  
Gramophone 18996u 10-in. 1/16/1915 Ay di mí Luisa Vela Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra librettist  
Gramophone 19005u 10-in. 1/19/1915 Dúo de tiples Srta. Haro ; Luisa Vela Vocal duet (2 sopranos), with orchestra librettist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Aza, Vital," accessed December 5, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103604.

Aza, Vital. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103604.

"Aza, Vital." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 5 December 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103604

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