Pedrito Junco

Pedro Junco Jr. (born as Pedro Buenaventura Jesus del Junco-Redondas on February 22, 1920 in Pinar del Río, Cuba - April 25, 1943 in Havana, Cuba) was a Cuban composer. He composed many boleros such as "Estoy Triste, "Soy Como Soy", "Me lo Dijo el Mar", "Quisiera", "Tus Ojos" and his most famous song "Nosotros". He was the first of three sons born to Pedro Nicolás del Junco-Valdés and María Regla Redondas-Rios.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 22, 1916, Died April 25, 1939

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1944 - 1955

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CU-1217 10-in. 6/6/1944 Gracias Julio Gutiérrez ; Pedro Vargas Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor CU-867 10-in. before 4/19/1955 Nosotros Orquesta Aragon Jazz/dance band songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Junco, Pedrito," accessed August 10, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107854.

Junco, Pedrito. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 10, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107854.

"Junco, Pedrito." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 10 August 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107854

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