Lydia Mendoza

Lydia Mendoza (May 31, 1916 – December 20, 2007) was an American guitarist and singer of Tejano, conjunto, and traditional Mexican-American music. She is known as "La Alondra de la Frontera" (or "The Lark of the Border" in English).

Birth and Death Data: Born May 31st, 1916 (Houston), Died December 20th, 2007 (San Antonio)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, guitar, violin, mandolin, composer, leader, lyricist, songwriter, arranger

Notes: Name appears as Lidya Mendoza on most Victor and Bluebird disc labels.

See Also: Mendoza, Lidya

Recordings (Results 126-150 of 245 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-014163 10-in. 9/14/1937 Creí Lydia Mendoza Female vocal solo, with guitar and mandolin vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-014164 10-in. 9/14/1937 Entre tú y yo Lydia Mendoza Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-014165 10-in. 9/14/1937 Adiós muchachos Lydia Mendoza Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-014166 10-in. 9/14/1937 A una ola Lydia Mendoza Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist  
Victor BS-014167 10-in. 9/14/1937 Mañana que la ausencia Lydia Mendoza Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-014168 10-in. 9/14/1937 Soné que me jurabas Lydia Mendoza Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar, composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-014169 10-in. 9/14/1937 Déjame llorar Lydia Mendoza Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-014170 10-in. 9/14/1937 Flores negras Lydia Mendoza Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-014171 10-in. 9/14/1937 Tú ya no soplas Familia Mendoza Vocal and instrumental quartet vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-014172 10-in. 9/14/1937 La palomita Familia Mendoza Vocal and instrumental quartet vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-014173 10-in. 9/14/1937 Aquellas caricias Familia Mendoza Vocal and instrumental quartet vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-014174 10-in. 9/14/1937 Desengáñame Familia Mendoza Vocal and instrumental quartet vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-014175 10-in. 9/14/1937 Las violetas Familia Mendoza Vocal and instrumental quartet vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-014176 10-in. 9/14/1937 Aunque en miles calles vivas Familia Mendoza Vocal and instrumental quartet vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-014177 10-in. 9/14/1937 Soy desdichado Familia Mendoza Vocal and instrumental quartet vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-014178 10-in. 9/14/1937 Que bella es la vida Familia Mendoza Vocal and instrumental quartet vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-014179 10-in. 9/14/1937 Letras de tu nombre Familia Mendoza Vocal and instrumental quartet vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-014180 10-in. 9/14/1937 Su mamá tuvo la culpa Familia Mendoza Vocal and instrumental quartet vocalist, instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BS-022288 10-in. 4/8/1938 Flor de dalia Grupo Lydia Mendoza Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-022289 10-in. 4/8/1938 Las altas torres Grupo Lydia Mendoza Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-022290 10-in. 4/8/1938 Mira Luisa Grupo Lydia Mendoza Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-022291 10-in. 4/8/1938 En Tampico está lloviendo Grupo Lydia Mendoza Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-022292 10-in. 4/8/1938 Corrido de rivera Grupo Lydia Mendoza Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-022293 10-in. 4/8/1938 Pero paloma Grupo Lydia Mendoza Vocal and instrumental ensemble vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BS-028521 10-in. 10/24/1938 Mia nomas Lydia Mendoza Female vocal solo, with guitar, mandolin, and maracas vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 126-150 of 245 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Mendoza, Lydia," accessed March 8, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105196.

Mendoza, Lydia. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 8, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105196.

"Mendoza, Lydia." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 8 March 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105196

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