Luis Bayón Herrera

Luis Bayón Herrera (23 September 1889 – 30 March 1956) was a Spanish film director and screenwriter who worked in Argentine film of the 1940s and 1950s. He was "one of the most important directors of the golden age of Argentine cinema".

Herrera was born in Bilbao, Spain. He directed some 40 different Argentine feature films and in the last few years of his career in the early 1950s he worked on Cuban production with films such as A La Habana me voy in 1951.

He died in Buenos Aires in 1956, aged 66.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 23, 1889 (Bilbao), Died March 30, 1956 (Buenos Aires)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BAVE-60966 10-in. Sept. 1931 Vos no engrupis más Mercedes Simone Female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BAVE-60986 10-in. 9/30/1931 Vos no engrupis más Principe Azul ; Orquesta Típica Victor Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor 65547 10-in. 7/14/1932 Volvé! Orquestra Típica Gentile ; Malena de Toledo Instrumental ensemble, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BAVE-66849 10-in. July 1932 Volvé Orquesta Adolfo Carabelli ; Mercedes Simone Instrumental ensemble, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BAVE-66863 10-in. Aug. 1932 Volvé Libertad Lamarque Female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BAVE-039170 10-in. between 12/22/1939 and 1/25/1940 Igual que ayer Hugo del Carril Male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E25842-E25843 10-in. 1/5/1928 Un tropezón Fortunio Bonanova ; Los Floridians Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  


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"Bayón Herrera, Luis." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 July 2024.

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