Alberto Vacarezza

Bartolomé Ángel Venancio Alberto Vaccarezza (1886–1959) was an Argentine poet and playwright.

Vaccarezza was born in Buenos Aires on April 1, 1886. He is usually credited as the foremost exponent of the sainete genre, having written its most popular play, El Conventillo de La Paloma (The La Paloma Tenement). He was a friend and collaborator of Carlos Gardel, and pronounced his eulogy when Gardel was interred at La Chacarita Cemetery.

Besides his literary activities, he presided over Argentores (the national playwright guild) and Casa del Teatro (House of Theater, a beneficent organization that hosts impoverished retired actors).

He died in Buenos Aires, on August 6, 1959.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 1, 1888 (Buenos Aires), Died August 6, 1959 (Buenos Aires)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-32229 10-in. 3/19/1925 Padre nuestro Juan Pulido Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-32229 10-in. 6/21/1926 Padre nuestro Juan Pulido Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-32453 10-in. 4/20/1925 No le digas que la quiero Juan Pulido Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) WB3687 10-in. 9/17/1930 Carrerito Orchestra Argetina (José Melín) Instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) WK1555 10-in. August 9-10, 1929 El carrerito Rafael Canaro ; Carlos Dante ; Orquesta Rafael Canaro Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Vacarezza, Alberto," accessed July 18, 2024,

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"Vacarezza, Alberto." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 18 July 2024.

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