Augusto Pedro Berto

Augusto Pedro Berto (Bahía Blanca, 4 February 1889 – 29 April 1953) was an Argentine composer and bandoneón player who was the first composer to spread popular Argentine music in Europe. He is best known for his tango compositions.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 4, 1889 (Bahía Blanca), Died April 29, 1953

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1952

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, leader, arranger

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 51-72 of 72 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor G-1946 10-in. 5/4/1917 El canchero Orquesta Típica Augusto P. Berto Instrumental quintet leader  
Victor G-1947 10-in. 5/4/1917 La muñequita Orquesta Típica Augusto P. Berto Instrumental quintet leader  
Victor G-1948 10-in. 5/4/1917 El caballo de bastos Orquesta Típica Augusto P. Berto Instrumental quintet leader, composer  
Victor G-1949 10-in. 5/4/1917 L'abbaye Orquesta Típica Augusto P. Berto Instrumental quintet leader  
Victor G-1950 10-in. 5/4/1917 Cinco á dos Orquesta Típica Augusto P. Berto Instrumental quintet leader  
Victor G-1951 10-in. 5/4/1917 Cura segura Orquesta Típica Augusto P. Berto Instrumental quintet leader  
Victor G-1952 10-in. 5/4/1917 El noctámbulo Orquesta Típica Augusto P. Berto Instrumental quintet leader, composer  
Victor G-1953 10-in. 5/4/1917 Recóndita Orquesta Típica Augusto P. Berto Instrumental quintet leader, composer  
Victor G-1954 10-in. 5/4/1917 Clarita Orquesta Típica Augusto P. Berto Instrumental quintet leader  
Victor G-1955 10-in. 5/4/1917 La provincianita Orquesta Típica Augusto P. Berto Instrumental quintet leader  
Victor G-1956 10-in. 5/4/1917 Gato Orquesta Típica Augusto P. Berto Instrumental quintet leader, composer  
Victor G-2011 10-in. 5/15/1917 La payanca Francisco N. Bianco Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor G-2017 10-in. 5/15/1917 Peñas de amor Orquesta Típica Loduca Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-091283 10-in. 6/4/1949 La payanca Orquesta Típica Juan D'Arienzo Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 82539 10-in. either December 1919 or January 1920 Don Esteban Orquesta Ferrer Filipotto Instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick E27495 10-in. 5/8/1928 Queja gaucha Pilar Arcos Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick E25602-E25603 10-in. 12/14/1927 Diganle que yo la adoro Florencio Ferrario Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio composer  
Brunswick B12463 10-in. 10/11/1932 Payanca : Tango Orquesta Típica Don Alberto Instrumental ensemble composer  
Brunswick B12465 10-in. 10/11/1932 Don Esteban : Tango Orquesta Típica Don Alberto Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CA13975 10-in. between July and October 1933 Dónde estás corazón Geraldo Tango Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia (U.K.) WB3160 10-in. 2/20/1930 Donde estás corazón Orchestre Argentin (Horacio Pettorossi) Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9384 10-in. approximately 1952 Donde estas corazon Orchestre Argentin Manuel Pizarro Instrumental ensemble composer  
(Results 51-72 of 72 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Berto, Augusto Pedro," accessed June 13, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108609.

Berto, Augusto Pedro. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 13, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108609.

"Berto, Augusto Pedro." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 13 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108609

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