Alfonso Esparza Oteo

Alfonso Esparza Oteo (Aguascalientes, 2 August 1894 - Mexico City, 31 January 1950) was a Mexican composer. Esparza first success among Mexico City music fans was a foxtrot, and his music was enormously popular in the 1920s. Álvaro Obregón was listening to "El Limoncito", one of Esparza's compositions, when he was assassinated.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 2nd, 1894 (Aguascalientes City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, leader, lyricist, arranger, songwriter, vocalist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 213 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-24911 10-in. 1/27/1921 Flores de tentación Victor Band Band composer  
Victor B-24912 10-in. 1/27/1921 Plenitud Victor Band Band composer  
Victor B-25357 10-in. 6/21/1921 Mantones y claveles Victor Band Band composer  
Victor B-25358 10-in. 6/21/1921 Stambul Victor Band Band composer  
Victor B-26095 10-in. 2/15/1922 La colombina Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor B-26203 10-in. 2/17/1922 La India bonita Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor B-26726 10-in. 8/18/1922 Alma gitana Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor B-26727 10-in. 8/18/1922 Ensueño Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor B-27146 10-in. 11/13/1922 My old love Max Dolin Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-27209 10-in. 12/5/1922 Mi viejo amor Jorge Añez ; Alcides Briceño Male vocal duet, with violin, traps, and piano composer  
Victor BVE-27209 10-in. 3/14/1927 Mi viejo amor Jorge Añez ; Alcides Briceño Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor B-27231 10-in. 12/14/1922 Penumbra Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor B-27488 10-in. 2/14/1923 La chaparrita Enrique Herrera Vega ; Rodolfo Hoyos Male vocal duet, with orchestra arranger  
Victor B-27614 10-in. 2/23/1923 Mi viejo amor Enrique Herrera Vega ; Rodolfo Hoyos Male vocal duet, with violin and piano composer  
Victor B-27631 10-in. 2/28/1923 Priscilla Dean Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor B-28093 10-in. 6/18/1923 Deja morena mía Jorge Añez ; Alcides Briceño Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-28217 10-in. 6/25/1923 Vals galante Max Dolin Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-28246 10-in. 7/5/1923 Agua le pido a mi Dios Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor B-28340 10-in. 8/2/1923 Agua le pido a mi Dios Jorge Añez ; Alcides Briceño Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-29373 10-in. 2/1/1924 Canción de amor Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor B-29561 10-in. 2/29/1924 Golondrina mensajera Jorge Añez ; Alcides Briceño Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor B-30081 10-in. 5/14/1924 Mi viejo amor Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-30081 10-in. 10/17/1927 Mi viejo amor Tito Schipa Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-31031 10-in. 10/20/1924 Eres tú José Moriche ; Antonio P. Utrera Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-32235 10-in. 3/20/1925 Voy de pasada Jorge Añez ; Alcides Briceño Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
(Results 1-25 of 213 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Esparza Oteo, Alfonso," accessed August 14, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109181.

Esparza Oteo, Alfonso. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 14, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109181.

"Esparza Oteo, Alfonso." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 14 August 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109181

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