Fernán Silva Valdés

Fernán Silva Valdés (Montevideo, 15 October 1887 – 9 January 1975) was a Uruguayan poet, composer and dramatist.

With Gerardo Matos Rodríguez in music create the Song montevideana and share in the gender two subjects: Margarita punzó (1927) and I had a girlfriend (1930). Later it writes the letter of the tango Like the carnation of the air for John of God Filiberto.

It was member of the National Academy of Letters of the Uruguay. In the first months of 1972 was him conferred the Big National Prize of Literature.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 15th, 1887 (Montevideo), Died January 9th, 1975 (Montevideo)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BAVE-44028 10-in. Spring 1928 Agua florida Alberto Vila Male vocal solo, with guitar lyricist  
Victor BAVE-44482 10-in. Spring 1929 Forastera Alberto Vila Male vocal solo, with guitars lyricist  
Victor BVE-50778 10-in. 3/26/1929 Canto del chingolo Sofia Del Campo Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BAVE-60349 10-in. Summer 1930 Quejas Juan Carlos Delson Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BAVE-60360 10-in. Summer 1930 Adiós Argentina Alberto Vila Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BAVE-60474 10-in. Fall 1930 Dicen en todo el pago Roberto Díaz Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BAVE-60584 10-in. Jan. 1931 Canto del chingolo Alberto Vila Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BAVE-86586 10-in. July-Aug. 1934 Clavel del aire Alfonso Ortiz Tirado Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BS-89506 10-in. 4/1/1935 Clavel del aire Carmen Castillo ; Xavier Cugat Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal ensemble lyricist  
Victor BAVE-1607 10-in. Winter 1928 Margarita punzó Agustín Magaldi ; Pedro Noda Male vocal duet, with guitars lyricist  
Victor [Vi cat 75134] 10-in. 1936 Clavel del aire Alfonso Ortiz Tirado Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Silva Valdés, Fernán," accessed September 30, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109910.

Silva Valdés, Fernán. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 30, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109910.

"Silva Valdés, Fernán." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 30 September 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109910

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