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Esperanza Iris

María Esperanza Bofill Ferrer (30 March 1888 in Villahermosa, Tabasco - 7 November 1962 in Mexico City), better known by her stage name Esperanza Iris, was a Mexican singer, leading lady, and stage actress.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 30th, 1888 (Villahermosa), Died November 7th, 1962 (Mexico City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor S-280 12-in. 7/13/1907 La gatita blanca Esperanza Iris Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor O-281 10-in. 7/13/1907 Canción de la saravia Esperanza Iris Female vocal solo vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor O-282 10-in. 7/13/1907 Tango del lapicero Esperanza Iris Female vocal solo vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor S-283 12-in. July 1907 Couplets de los lagartos Esperanza Iris ; Esperanza Pastor Vocal duet (2 sopranos), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor S-284 12-in. July 1907 Tango de la chirimoya Esperanza Iris ; Esperanza Pastor Vocal duet (2 sopranos), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor O-285 10-in. 7/13/1907 Terceto de las medidas Gutiérrez [1907 Mexico City sessions vocalist] ; Esperanza Iris ; Esperanza Pastor Vocal trio vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor O-286 10-in. 7/13/1907 El recluta champignon Esperanza Iris ; Esperanza Pastor Female vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor MBS-015159 10-in. before 3/31/1938 A poco no Esperanza Iris ; Orquesta Max Urban Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor MBS-015160 10-in. before 3/31/1938 Oración de una India Esperanza Iris ; Orquesta Max Urban Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 13949 10-in. April 1913 La princesa del dólar Esperanza Iris Female vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 13961 10-in. April 1913 La princesa de los Balkanes Esperanza Iris Female vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Iris, Esperanza," accessed August 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108512.

Iris, Esperanza. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108512.

"Iris, Esperanza." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108512

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