José Padilla

José Padilla Sánchez (28 May 1889 in Almería – 25 October 1960 in Madrid), popularly known as Maestro Padilla was a famous Spanish composer and pianist. He was best known for the songs "La Violetera" and "El Relicario", composed for the tonadilla singer Raquel Meller, and the pasodoble song "Valencia".

He became famous in France as he composed songs for the Moulin Rouge, like "Ça c'est Paris". "La Violetera" was adapted by Charlie Chaplin for the sound track of City Lights (1931).

Birth and Death Data: Born May 28th, 1889 (Almería), Died October 25th, 1960 (Madrid)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 120 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-24957 10-in. 2/23/1921 El relicario Renato Zanelli Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-25118 10-in. 3/26/1921 El relicario Blue and White Marimba Band Marimba band composer  
Victor B-25950 10-in. 1/12/1922 El relicario Titta Ruffo Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-26107 10-in. 2/2/1922 Princesita Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-26107 10-in. 9/7/1926 Princesita Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-27125 10-in. 11/8/1922 Dempsey forever Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor B-27470 10-in. 2/9/1923 La mujer del torero Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor B-28059 10-in. 6/8/1923 El taita del Arrabal Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor B-28060 10-in. 6/8/1923 Flor de lis Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor B-30104 10-in. 5/14/1924 La violetera Teresa de Matienzo Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-30663 10-in. 8/21/1924 Marrón glacé Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-33561 10-in. 10/12/1925 Princesita Gil Valeriano Male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-34225 10-in. 12/17/1925 El relicario Margarita Cueto Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-34679 10-in. 3/5/1926 Valencia Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-35079 10-in. 5/30/1926 Valencia Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo composer  
Victor BVE-35239 10-in. 3/25/1926 Flores de amor Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-35242 10-in. 3/25/1926 Valencia Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-35304 10-in. 4/9/1926 Valencia Orquesta Internacional Orchestra, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-35600 10-in. 5/13/1926 Raquel Meller medley Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-35653 10-in. 6/2/1926 Valencia The Revelers Male vocal quartet, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-35864 10-in. 9/9/1926 Valencia Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-35939 10-in. 7/23/1926 Valencia Carlo Renard Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-37060 10-in. 12/1/1926 Saveria Eduardo Migliaccio ("Farfariello") Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-38038 10-in. 5/18/1927 El relicario Emilio de Gogorza Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-38142 10-in. 3/7/1927 Who'll buy my violets Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
(Results 1-25 of 120 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Padilla, José," accessed September 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106962.

Padilla, José. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106962.

"Padilla, José." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 September 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106962

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