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 October 30th, 1989 (Mexico City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930 - 1951

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

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 140 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MBS-90539 10-in. 1935 or earlier Ya no quero que me queras Ana María Fernández ; Orquesta Tipica Edgardo Donato ; Pedro Vargas Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MBS-90545 10-in. 1935 or earlier Me dejaste Orquesta de José Sabre Marroquín ; Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MBS-90546 10-in. 1935 or earlier Una lágrima tuya Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MBS-90559 10-in. 1935 or earlier Valencia Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MBS-90568 10-in. 1935 or earlier Navarra Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MBS-90578 10-in. Feb. 1936 or earlier Arrullo Pedro Vargas ; Eduardo Vigil y Robles Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MBS-90579 10-in. Feb. 1936 or earlier Cosas que suceden Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MBS-90588 10-in. Feb. 1936 or earlier Reto Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MBS-90589 10-in. Feb. 1936 or earlier Dime que no Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
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, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MBS-90591 10-in. Feb. 1936 or earlier Enigma José Sabre Marroquín ; Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MBS-90687 10-in. Apr. 1936 or earlier Entonces Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MBS-90688 10-in. Apr. 1936 or earlier Dadiva Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MBS-90689 10-in. Apr. 1936 or earlier Muchacha del alma Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MBS-90690 10-in. Apr. 1936 or earlier Dueña mia Orquesta de José Sabre Marroquín ; Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MBS-90691 10-in. Apr. 1936 or earlier Inutil Orquesta de José Sabre Marroquín ; Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MBS-90692 10-in. Apr. 1936 or earlier Casualidad Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MBS-90950 10-in. before 8/23/1937 Flores negras Orquesta Alfonso Esparza Oteo ; Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MBS-90951 10-in. before 8/23/1937 Noche de ronda Orquesta Alfonso Esparza Oteo ; Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MBS-90971 10-in. before 8/24/1937 Quién si no tú? Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MBS-90972 10-in. before 8/24/1937 Quién te quiere más? Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MBS-90973 10-in. before 8/24/1937 Nomás Orquesta RCA Victor ; Pedro Vargas ; Eduardo Vigil y Robles Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MBS-90974 10-in. before 8/24/1937 Entre tú y yo Orquesta RCA Victor ; Pedro Vargas ; Eduardo Vigil y Robles Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MBS-90995 10-in. before 9/7/1937 Lorenzo Garza Orquesta Alfonso Esparza Oteo ; Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor MBS-90996 10-in. before 9/7/1937 Janitzio Orquesta Alfonso Esparza Oteo ; Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 140 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Vargas, Pedro," accessed December 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104265.

Vargas, Pedro. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104265.

"Vargas, Pedro." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 December 2021.

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

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