Consuelo Velázquez

Consuelo Velázquez Torres (August 21, 1916 in Ciudad Guzmán, Jalisco – January 22, 2005, Mexico City), also popularly known as Consuelito Velázquez, was a Mexican concert pianist and composer. She was the composer of famous Mexican ballads such as "Bésame mucho", "Amar y vivir", and "Cachito".

Birth and Death Data: Born August 29, 1916 (Ciudad Guzmán), Died January 22, 2005 (Mexico City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, piano, songwriter

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MBS-067148 10-in. before 12/26/1941 Vuelve Maria Luisa Landin Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor MBS-067149 10-in. before 12/26/1941 Pasional Hermanas Landin Female vocal group, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor MBS-079096 10-in. 1944 Amar y vivir Fernando Fernández ; Orquesta Chucho Martinez Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor MBS-079147 10-in. before 8/23/1944 Dejame quererte Amparó Montes ; Orquesta Rafael de Paz Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-083691 10-in. before 1/27/1948 Donde quiera Orquesta Vieri Fidanzini ; Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor MBS-091582 10-in. before 9/22/1949 Corazón Maria Luisa Landin ; Orquesta Rafael de Paz Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor MBS-092160 10-in. before 6/27/1950 Chiqui chiqui Los Modernistas ; Consuelo Velázquez Vocal quartet, with piano instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor MBS-092161 10-in. before 6/27/1950 Qué será de ti Los Modernistas ; Consuelo Velázquez Vocal quartet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor MBS-092740 10-in. before 4/3/1951 Corazón Los Tres Diamantes Male vocal and instrumental trio composer  
Victor MBS-093107 10-in. before 8/21/1951 Que divino Orquesta Rafael de Paz ; María Victoria Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia CO34581 10-in. 1945 Besame mucho Orchestra Giuseppe de Luca ; Clara Stella Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CL8005 10-in. 5/10/1945 Besame mucho Tino Rossi Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Velázquez, Consuelo," accessed April 15, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107359.

Velázquez, Consuelo. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 15, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107359.

"Velázquez, Consuelo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 15 April 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107359

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