Tito Guizar

Federico Arturo Guízar Tolentino (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈtito ˈɣisaɾ]; April 8, 1908 – December 24, 1999) was a Mexican born American singer and actor. Born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, he performed under the name of Tito Guízar. Together with superstars Dolores del Río, Ramón Novarro and Lupe Vélez, as well as José Mojica, Guízar was among the few Mexican people who made history in the early years of Hollywood.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 8th, 1908 (Guadalajara), Died December 24th, 1999 (San Antonio)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1963

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, songwriter, composer, guitar, leader, arranger, lyricist, speaker

Notes: His name occasionally appears in Victor ledgers as Federico Guizar and Frederico Guisar.


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Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Guizar, Tito," accessed June 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108901.

Guizar, Tito. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108901.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108901


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