Guty Cárdenas

Guty Cárdenas (1905–1932; full name Augusto Alejandro Cárdenas Pinelo) was a Mexican composer, singer and guitarist, noted as a representative of the cancion yucateca style of music. His well-known works include "Nunca", with lyrics by Ricardo López Méndez. He spent several years in the US, recording with Columbia Records.

He was killed, at the age of 27, by a stray bullet during a gunfight in a Mexico City bar.

The 1989 Aki Kaurismäki film Leningrad Cowboys Go America is dedicated to his memory.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 12, 1905 (Yucatán), Died April 5, 1932

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, composer, songwriter, vocalist, lyricist, arranger

Notes: Full name: Augusto Alejandro Cárdenas Pinero.

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 273 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-39995 10-in. 8/19/1927 Nunca Margarita Cueto ; Carlos Mejía Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor BVE-41063 10-in. 11/22/1927 Un rayito de sol por la mañana Margarita Cueto Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-42215 10-in. 4/25/1928 Nunca Orquesta "Del Norte" Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-42449 10-in. 2/16/1928 Peregrino de amor Margarita Cueto ; José Moriche Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-45512 10-in. 5/23/1928 Ojos tristes Margarita Cueto ; Carlos Mejía Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-45513 10-in. 5/23/1928 Flor Margarita Cueto ; Carlos Mejía Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-46176 10-in. 9/19/1928 Dile a tus ojos Minerva Rodríguez Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-46177 10-in. 9/19/1928 Quisiera Minerva Rodríguez Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-46197 10-in. 10/1/1928 Para olvidarte Trío Garnica-Ascencio Female vocal trio, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-48342 10-in. 2/7/1929 Quisiera Trío Garnica-Ascencio Female vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor XVE-53234 10-in. 6/12/1929 Golondrinas viajeras Trío Garnica-Ascencio Female vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-53556 10-in. 6/11/1929 Un rayito de sol por la mañana Rondalla Usandizaga Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-57040 10-in. 10/30/1929 Para olvidarte Luz F. Del Moral Steel guitar solo composer  
Victor BVE-63672 10-in. 9/26/1930 Aléjate Olga Albani Female vocal solo, with 2 guitars composer  
Victor BSHQ-73061 10-in. 7/5/1932 Caminante Juan Arvizu Male vocal solo, with 2 guitars composer  
Victor BS-76747 10-in. 7/27/1933 Me tre' sonando Isaura Montemayor ; Jose Montemayor ; Lupe Montemayor Female vocal duet, with guitar lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-88748 10-in. 2/26/1935 A que negar Elvira Mancera Female vocal solo, with 2 guitars composer, lyricist  
Victor MBS-90834 10-in. before 1/7/1937 Aires del Mayab Las Dos Marías Female vocal duet, with guitars composer  
Victor BS-92966 10-in. 8/13/1935 Otra vez Roberto de Moya ; Lorenzo Salinas Male vocal duet composer  
Victor MBS-015280 10-in. before 8/14/1939 Yucalpeten Julio Cochard ; Alfonso Ortiz Tirado Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor MBS-015281 10-in. before 8/14/1939 El caminante del Mayab Julio Cochard ; Alfonso Ortiz Tirado Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor MBS-081879 10-in. before 4/16/1947 Quisiera Trío Calaveras Male vocal trio, with guitar songwriter  
Victor MBS-090891 10-in. before 8/31/1948 Piña madura Los Tres Vaqueros Male vocal trio, with guitars composer  
Victor MBS-092810 10-in. before 5/29/1951 Caminante de Mayab Los Tres Diamantes Male vocal and instrumental trio composer  
Victor E0FB-3128 10-in. 1/20/1950 Para olvidarte Maria Teresa Acosta ; Sexteto La Playa Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
(Results 1-25 of 273 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cárdenas, Guty," accessed May 25, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110727.

Cárdenas, Guty. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 25, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110727.

"Cárdenas, Guty." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 25 May 2024.

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