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 1889 (Bahía Blanca), Died 1953

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, leader, arranger

Recordings (Results 51-65 of 65 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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 composer, leader  
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 composer, leader  
Victor G-1953 10-in. 5/4/1917 Recóndita Orquesta Típica Augusto P. Berto Instrumental quintet composer, leader  
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  
Columbia 82539 10-in. approximately 1919 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  
(Results 51-65 of 65 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Berto, Augusto Pedro," accessed December 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108609.

Berto, Augusto Pedro. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108609.

"Berto, Augusto Pedro." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 December 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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