Pedro Flores

Pedro Flores born (March 9, 1894 – July 14, 1979) was one of Puerto Rico's best known composers of ballads and boleros.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 9th, 1894 (Naguabo), Died July 13th, 1979 (San Juan)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, leader, songwriter, lyricist, claves, conductor

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BRC-70112 10-in. 7/2/1931 Dame un beso Cuarteto Machín Vocal and instrumental quartet composer  
Victor BRC-70902 10-in. 10/23/1931 El morón Cuarteto Machín Vocal and instrumental quartet composer, lyricist  
Victor BSHQ-73154 10-in. 8/3/1932 Palomita Grupo Ponceño Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BSHQ-73156 10-in. 8/3/1932 Rizos de oro Grupo Ponceño Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer, lyricist  
Victor ES-73333 8-in. 8/30/1932 Alicia Los Liricos Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor ES-73334 8-in. 8/30/1932 Quejas del Alma Los Liricos Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-73340 10-in. 8/31/1932 Perla Grupo Ponceño Instrumental ensemble, with vocal duet composer  
Victor BS-73341 10-in. 8/31/1932 Tierra de borinquen Grupo Ponceño Instrumental ensemble, with vocal duet composer  
Victor BS-74671 10-in. 12/13/1932 Irma Pedro Flores Grupo Instrumental ensemble and male male vocal duet composer, lyricist, leader  
Victor BS-74672 10-in. 12/13/1932 Celos Pedro Flores Grupo Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet lyricist, composer, leader  
Victor BS-75290 10-in. 2/24/1933 Rita Grupo Flores Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer, lyricist, leader  
Victor BS-75291 10-in. 2/24/1933 Qué me importa Grupo Flores Vocal and instrumental ensemble lyricist, leader  
Victor BS-75292 10-in. 2/24/1933 Rataplán Grupo Flores Vocal and instrumental ensemble lyricist, composer, leader  
Victor BS-75293 10-in. 2/24/1933 Todo depende de ti Grupo Flores Vocal and instrumental ensemble lyricist, composer, leader  
Victor BS-75294 10-in. 2/24/1933 Rosa Grupo Flores Vocal and instrumental ensemble lyricist, composer, leader  
Victor BS-75295 10-in. 2/24/1933 Dávila vacilando Grupo Flores Vocal and instrumental ensemble lyricist, composer, leader  
Victor BS-75296 10-in. 2/24/1933 Conchita Grupo Flores Vocal and instrumental ensemble lyricist, composer, leader  
Victor BS-75297 10-in. 2/24/1933 Mama, yo quiero una novia Grupo Flores Vocal and instrumental ensemble lyricist, leader, composer  
Victor BS-75351 10-in. 3/2/1933 Súplica Canario y su Grupo Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-75352 10-in. 3/2/1933 Tras la tempestad Canario y su Grupo Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-75358 10-in. 3/6/1933 Contigo Grupo Piñita Instrumental ensemble, with female-male vocal duet composer  
Victor BS-78544 10-in. 11/16/1933 Azucenas Grupo Piñita Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-84351 10-in. 9/25/1934 El cafetero Grupo Victoria Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-86225 10-in. 11/20/1934 Las calles de San Juan Cuarteto Machín Vocal and instrumental quartet composer  
Victor BS-98616 10-in. 1/7/1936 No pienses más Orquesta Johnny Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet composer  
Victor BS-98617 10-in. 1/7/1936 Los hombres son sinvergüenzas Claudio Ferrer ; Orquesta Johnny Rodríguez Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet composer  
Victor BS-013293 10-in. 9/3/1937 Desde que tú me quieres Davilita ; Quinteto "La Plata" Instrumental quintet, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-033929 10-in. 3/2/1939 El pastelillero Cuarteto Caney Instrumental ensemble, with vocal trio composer  
Victor BS-033931 10-in. 3/2/1939 Como la luz de la mañana Cuarteto Caney Instrumental ensemble, with vocal duet composer  
Victor BS-033932 10-in. 3/2/1939 Por ti Cuarteto Caney ; Doroteo ; Johnny Lopez ; Machito Instrumental ensemble, with vocal trio composer  
Victor MBS-054043 10-in. before 8/8/1940 Amor perdido Manuelita Arriola ; Orquesta Rafael de Paz Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor MBS-054383 10-in. before 4/17/1941 Que te pasa que no se te ve? Chucho Martínez Gil Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor E0FB-4921 10-in. 6/16/1950 Palabras de amor Polito Galíndez ; Pedro Flores y su Orquesta Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer, leader  
Victor E0FB-4922 10-in. 6/16/1950 Estela Polito Galíndez ; Pedro Flores y su Orquesta Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer, leader  
Victor E0FB-4923 10-in. 6/16/1950 Mañana es domingo Polito Galíndez ; Pedro Flores y su Orquesta Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer, leader  
Victor E0FB-4924 10-in. 6/16/1950 Esto no es un mambo Polito Galíndez ; Pedro Flores y su Orquesta Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer, leader  
Victor PR-513 10-in. before 4/18/1950 Obsesión Los Romanceros Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W96336 10-in. Spring 1928 Mulata Trio Borinquen Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
OKeh W402980 10-in. 9/23/1929 El que no quiere caldo Los Jardineros Male vocal and instrumental ensemble composer, lyricist  
OKeh W403539 10-in. 12/20/1929 Castigo Quartetto Porto Rico Vocal quartet composer  
OKeh W403540 10-in. 12/20/1929 Linda borinqueña Quartetto Porto Rico Vocal quartet composer, lyricist  
OKeh W403685 10-in. 1/25/1930 Toma jabon pa que laves Los Jardineros Male vocal and instrumental ensemble composer, lyricist  
OKeh W403733 10-in. 2/4/1930 Corono especial Los Jardineros Male vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
OKeh W403734 10-in. 2/4/1930 Mi noche azul Los Jardineros Male vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
OKeh W403799 10-in. 3/4/1930 Saca la lengua toribio Los Jardineros Male vocal and instrumental ensemble composer, lyricist  
OKeh W403817 10-in. 3/4/1930 Delia Los Jardineros Male vocal and instrumental ensemble composer, lyricist  
OKeh W404223 10-in. 6/19/1930 El camisón de Pepá Los Jardineros Male vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
OKeh W404228 10-in. 6/19/1930 Mi negrita Tini Los Jardineros Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet composer  
OKeh W404253 10-in. 7/3/1930 Recordando a Boriñquen Los Jardineros Male vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
OKeh W404254 10-in. 7/3/1930 Aguineldo de Navidades Los Jardineros Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet composer  
OKeh W404255 10-in. 7/3/1930 Mongolla jibara Los Jardineros Instrumental ensemble composer  
OKeh W404257 10-in. 7/3/1930 Eso si me gusta Los Jardineros Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet composer, lyricist  
OKeh W404290 10-in. 8/12/1930 Busca otro Bobo Los Jardineros Male vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick SA378 10-in. 10/22/1929 Ausencia Guerra y Guerra Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
Brunswick d 10-in. 4/8/1931 Ana Maria Cuarteto Flores Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick E32941 10-in. 6/3/1930 El camizon de pepa Sexteto Machin Instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick E33996 10-in. Oct. 1930 [Unknown title(s)] Cuarteto Flores Instrumental ensemble leader  
Brunswick E33997 10-in. Oct. 1930 Aguinaldo de truya Cuarteto Flores Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick E34578 10-in. Sept. 1930 Cuba y Puerto Rico Artists vary Instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick E34579 10-in. Sept. 1930 Tongoneaito Sexteto Flores Instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick E34926 10-in. Oct. 1930 Adelita Sexteto Flores Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet composer  
Brunswick E36015 10-in. 4/8/1931 La voz del agua Sexteto Flores Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick E36017 10-in. 4/8/1931 Polongui Cuarteto Flores Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick E36019 10-in. 4/8/1931 Diosa Cuarteto Flores Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick E36060 10-in. 2/12/1931 Congo Cuarteto Flores Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal trio composer  
Brunswick E36061 10-in. 2/12/1931 Mala Cuarteto Flores Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal trio composer  
Brunswick E36062 10-in. 2/12/1931 Borinquen Cuarteto Flores Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal trio lyricist, composer  
Brunswick E36063 10-in. 2/12/1931 Regalito Cuarteto Flores Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal trio composer  
Brunswick E36064 10-in. 2/12/1931 Gloria Cuarteto Flores Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal trio composer  
Brunswick E36065 10-in. 2/12/1931 Olvidame Cuarteto Flores Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal trio composer  
Brunswick E36930 10-in. 7/20/1931 Que linda es Cuba Sexteto Flores Instrumental ensemble, with vocal ensemble composer  
Brunswick E36932 10-in. 7/20/1931 De todo un poco Sexteto Flores Instrumental ensemble, with vocal ensemble composer  
Brunswick E37184 10-in. 9/7/1931 Desolacion Cuarteto Flores ; Sexteto Flores Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Brunswick E37185 10-in. 9/7/1931 Para acordarme de ti Cuarteto Flores ; Sexteto Flores Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Brunswick E37186 10-in. 9/7/1931 Contigo Cuarteto Flores Vocal quartet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick E37187 10-in. 9/7/1931 Nieves Sexteto Flores Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Brunswick E37190 10-in. 9/10/1931 Dulce inspiracion Cuarteto Flores Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Brunswick E37192 10-in. 9/10/1931 Ausencia Orquesta Duran Instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick E37215 10-in. 9/22/1931 Al todopoderoso Cuarteto Flores Vocal duet, with guitar and piano leader, composer  
Brunswick XE37317 12-in. 10/23/1931 Contigo Sexteto Flores Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Brunswick XE37318 12-in. 10/23/1931 Para acordarme de ti Sexteto Flores Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Brunswick XE37319 12-in. 10/23/1931 Desolación Sexteto Flores Vocal and instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Brunswick [Br cat 41115-a] 10-in. Sept.-Oct. 1930 Koli kolo Koli Kolo ; Sexteto Flores Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Brunswick [Br cat 41115-b] 10-in. approximately August 1930 Idilio Cuarteto Flores Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Brunswick [Br cat 41117-a] 10-in. Sept.-Oct. 1930 Mangó de Mayagüez Sexteto Flores Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Brunswick [Br cat 41117-b] 10-in. approximately August 1930 Ajiaco criollo Cuarteto Flores Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Brunswick [Br cat 41184-a] 10-in. 1930 Las ilusiones Fausto Alvarez ; Pilar Arcos ; Los Castilians Female-male vocal duet, with jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick [Br cat 41184-b] 10-in. 1930 Nos dijimos adíos Fausto Alvarez ; Pilar Arcos ; Los Castilians Female-male vocal duet, with jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick [Br cat 41210-b] 10-in. approximately August 1930 Muñequita Cuarteto Flores Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
Brunswick [Br cat 41232-a] 10-in. Sept.-Oct. 1930 Mamita, que frío Sexteto Flores Instrumental ensemble, with vocal ensemble composer, leader  
Brunswick [Br cat 41232-b] 10-in. Sept.-Oct. 1930 No juegues con candela Sexteto Flores Instrumental ensemble, with vocal ensemble composer, leader  
Brunswick [Br cat 41269-a] 10-in. Sept.-Oct. 1930 Cuidado no hay un hoyo Sexteto Flores Instrumental ensemble, with vocal ensemble leader  
Brunswick [Br cat 41269-b] 10-in. Sept.-Oct. 1930 No llores corazón Sexteto Flores Instrumental ensemble, with vocal ensemble leader  
Brunswick [Br cat 41288-a] 10-in. Sept.-Oct. 1930 Haciendo un chiste Sexteto Flores Instrumental ensemble, with vocal ensemble leader  
Brunswick [Br cat 41288-b] 10-in. approximately August 1930 Dos estrellas Cuarteto Flores Instrumental ensemble, with vocal ensemble leader, composer  
Decca 67877 10-in. 6/18/1940 Recordar es vivir Cuarteto Flores conductor  
Decca 67878 10-in. 6/18/1940 Se fue Cuarteto Flores conductor  
Decca 67879 10-in. 6/18/1940 Inconsolable Cuarteto Flores conductor  
Decca 67880 10-in. 6/18/1940 Juramento Cuarteto Flores conductor  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Flores, Pedro," accessed October 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106684.

Flores, Pedro. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106684.

"Flores, Pedro." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 October 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106684

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