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Rosita Quiroga

Rosa Rodríguez Quiroga de Capiello (January 16, 1896 in Buenos Aires – October 16, 1984), better known as Rosita Quiroga, was an Argentine singer, lyricist and composer. She was the first woman tango singer from the poorer side of Buenos Aires, but is remembered primarily for performing the first song recorded in Argentina, La musa mistonga.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 16th, 1896 (Buenos Aires), Died Buenos Aires

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal, author, composer, speaker, songwriter, guitar

Notes: Also seen on disc labels as Rosa Quiroga. As a songwriter she is sometimes identified by her real name, Rosa Rodriguez.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 242 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BAVE-44004 10-in. Spring 1928 Cinta azul Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with guitars vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-44005 10-in. Spring 1928 El malevo Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with guitars vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-44024 10-in. Spring 1928 De estirpe porteña Orquesta Típica Julio Pollero Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-44048 10-in. Spring 1928 Garabato Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-44049 10-in. Spring 1928 Cobarde Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-44060 10-in. Spring 1928 Mis pobres ilusiones Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with guitars vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-44061 10-in. Spring 1928 Mal rumbeada Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with guitars vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-44094 10-in. Summer 1928 Qué vachaché Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with guitars vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-44095 10-in. Summer 1928 Por mi viejita Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with guitars vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-44179 10-in. Summer 1928 La confesión de Rosita Compañía Victor de Comedias Comic scene author  
Victor BAVE-44180 10-in. Summer 1928 Déjalo Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-44181 10-in. Summer 1928 Piba Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-44242 10-in. Summer 1928 Carro viejo Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-44243 10-in. Summer 1928 Oime, negro Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with guitars vocalist, soprano vocal, composer  
Victor BAVE-44262 10-in. Summer 1928 El afilador Compañía Victor de Comedias Comic scene author  
Victor BAVE-44263 10-in. Summer 1928 El pulpo Compañía Victor de Comedias Comic scene author  
Victor BAVE-44270 10-in. Fall 1928 Fanfarrón Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with guitars vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-44271 10-in. Fall 1928 Sinvergüenza Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-44302 10-in. Fall 1928 Gorda Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with guitars vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-44303 10-in. Fall 1928 Árbol que se marchita Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with guitars vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-44374 10-in. Winter 1929 Ufa... Qué secante Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-44375 10-in. Winter 1929 Vieja daga Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with guitars vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-44376 10-in. Winter 1929 Ordinarios Compañía Victor de Comedias Comic scene author  
Victor BAVE-44377 10-in. Winter 1929 Un día de recibo Compañía Victor de Comedias Comic scene author  
Victor BAVE-44389 10-in. Winter 1929 Oime negro Orquesta Típica Petrucelli Instrumental ensemble composer  
(Results 1-25 of 242 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Quiroga, Rosita," accessed October 22, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111786.

Quiroga, Rosita. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111786.

"Quiroga, Rosita." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 22 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111786

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