Pedro Vargas

Pedro Vargas Mata (29 April 1906, in San Miguel Allende – 30 October 1989, in Mexico City) was a Mexican singer and actor, from the golden age of Mexican cinema. He was known as the "Nightingale of the Americas".

Birth and Death Data: Born April 29th, 1904 (San Miguel de Allende), Died Mexico City

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, piano, songwriter, vocalist, translator, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MBS-90590 10-in. Feb. 1936 or earlier No me digas nada José Sabre Marroquín ; Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BAVE-93338 10-in. Between 9/10/1936 and 9/29/1936 Porteñita mia Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BAVE-93339 10-in. Between 9/10/1936 and 9/29/1936 Me fuí Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-94181 10-in. 9/5/1935 Zafiro Rodolfo Ducal Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-94182 10-in. 9/5/1935 Tú me haces falta Rodolfo Ducal Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor 80148 10-in. 4/28/1936 Canto de expartiação Olga Praguer Coelho ; Pedro Vargas Female-male vocal duet vocalist  
Victor 80149 10-in. 4/20/1936 Boi, boi, boi Olga Praguer Coelho ; Pedro Vargas Female-male vocal duet, with 2 guitars vocalist  
Victor BS-02691 10-in. 10/19/1936 Tú me haces falta Lydia Mendoza Female vocal solo, with guitar composer  
Victor BS-033620 10-in. before 2/9/1939 Ahora seremos felices Orquesta Riverside ; Pedro Vargas Re-recording : Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-033701 10-in. before 2/7/2019 Vereda tropical Orquesta Riverside ; Pedro Vargas Re-recording : Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-035067 10-in. before 3/20/1939 Cubanita mia Pedro Vargas Re-recording : Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor MBS-092374 10-in. before 10/3/1950 Bolero Orquesta Mario Ruiz Armengol ; Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor MBS-092643 10-in. before 2/27/1951 Qué será Orquesta Mario Ruiz Armengol ; Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Vargas, Pedro," accessed October 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104265.

Vargas, Pedro. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104265.

"Vargas, Pedro." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104265

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