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Elvira Ríos

María Elvira Gallegos Ríos (16 November 1913 – 13 January 1987) was a Mexican singer and actress.

One of the most notable performers of Agustín Lara's songs, Ríos was the first Mexican singer who achieved international success through radio, records, nightclub engagements, tours, and films. She was well known in Mexico, United States, Brazil, Argentina, and France, among other countries. Some of her greatest hits are "Noche de ronda", "Flores negras", "Perfidia", "Desesperadamente", and "Ausencia".

Birth and Death Data: Born November 16, 1913 (Mexico City), Died January 13, 1987 (Mexico City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 54 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MBS-90869 10-in. before 3/25/1937 Desesperanza Elvira Ríos Female vocal solo, with violin and piano vocalist  
Victor MBS-90870 10-in. before 5/27/1937 Janitzio Elvira Ríos Female vocal solo, with violin and piano vocalist  
Victor MBS-94909 10-in. before 10/25/1937 Porque no he de quererte? Elvira Ríos Female vocal solo, with violin and piano vocalist  
Victor MBS-94912 10-in. before 10/25/1937 Noche de ronda Elvira Ríos Female vocal solo, with violin and piano vocalist  
Victor MBS-94913 10-in. before 10/25/1937 Ya no te quiero Elvira Ríos Female vocal solo, with violin and piano vocalist  
Victor MBS-94914 10-in. before 11/19/1937 No faltaba más Elvira Ríos Female vocal solo, with violin and piano vocalist  
Victor MBS-94915 10-in. before 10/25/1937 Muchacha del alma Elvira Ríos Female vocal solo, with violin and piano vocalist  
Victor MBS-94923 10-in. before 11/19/1937 Quien? Elvira Ríos Female vocal solo, with violin and piano vocalist  
Victor BS-011423 10-in. before 7/20/1937 Dejame llorar Elvira Ríos Re-recording : Female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor CO-95[a] 10-in. before 11/17/1942 Ilusión perdida Peronet y Ríos ; Elvira Ríos Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor CO-96[a] 10-in. before 11/17/1942 Al morir Peronet y Ríos ; Elvira Ríos Male vocal duet, with guitars vocalist  
Victor CO-98[a] 10-in. before 11/17/1942 Alma en pena Peronet y Ríos ; Elvira Ríos Male vocal duet, with guitars vocalist  
Decca 66943 10-in. 12/7/1939 Incertidumbre Elvira Ríos vocalist  
Decca 66944 10-in. 12/7/1939 Silencio Elvira Ríos vocalist  
Decca 66945 10-in. 12/7/1939 Volveras Elvira Ríos vocalist  
Decca 66946 10-in. 12/7/1939 Lejos de ti Elvira Ríos vocalist  
Decca 67067 10-in. 1/18/1940 Incertidumbre Elvira Ríos vocalist  
Decca 67068 10-in. 1/18/1940 Volveras Elvira Ríos vocalist  
Decca 67069 10-in. 1/18/1940 En silencio Elvira Ríos vocalist  
Decca 67070 10-in. 1/18/1940 Lejos de ti Elvira Ríos vocalist  
Decca 67644 10-in. 4/30/1940 Vuelve Elvira Ríos vocalist  
Decca 67645 10-in. 4/30/1940 Ven aca Elvira Ríos vocalist  
Decca 67646 10-in. 4/30/1940 Note importe saber Elvira Ríos vocalist  
Decca 67647 10-in. 4/30/1940 Fidelidad Elvira Ríos vocalist  
Decca 67789 10-in. 5/21/1940 Veredas tropical (Havana for a night) Elvira Ríos vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 54 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ríos, Elvira," accessed July 15, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108909.

Ríos, Elvira. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 15, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108909.

"Ríos, Elvira." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 15 July 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108909

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