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Francisco Gabilondo Soler

Francisco Gabilondo Soler (October 6, 1907, Orizaba, Veracruz Mexico – December 14, 1990, Texcoco, State of Mexico) was a Mexican composer and performer of children's songs. He recorded and performed those songs under the name of Cri-Cri: El Grillito Cantor ("Cri-Cri: The Little Singing Cricket").

Birth and Death Data: Born October 6th, 1907 (Veracruz), Died December 14th, 1990

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer

Notes: A fictional singing cricket featured in musical stories composed by radio performer Francisco Gabilondo Soler, who also recorded children's songs using "Cri-Cri" as his pseudonym.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MBS-94842 10-in. before 11/19/1937 Los ratones bomberos Cri-Cri Male vocal solo vocalist, composer  
Victor MBS-94843 10-in. before 11/19/1937 El gato carpintero Cri-Cri Male vocal solo composer, vocalist  
Victor MBS-091769 10-in. before 9/21/1950 Cochinitos dormilones Cri-Cri ; Hermanas Gaona Male vocal solo, with female vocal trio and instrumental ensemble vocalist, composer  
Victor MBS-091773 10-in. before 9/21/1950 Marcha de las letras Cri-Cri ; Hermanas Gaona Male vocal solo, with female vocal trio and instrumental ensemble vocalist, composer  
Victor MBS-091775 10-in. before 9/21/1950 Negrito sandía Cri-Cri Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, composer  
Victor MBS-091776 10-in. before 9/21/1950 Ratón vaquero Cri-Cri Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gabilondo Soler, Francisco," accessed April 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110984.

Gabilondo Soler, Francisco. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110984.

"Gabilondo Soler, Francisco." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 April 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110984

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