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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 1901 (Buenos Aires), Died October 16, 1984 (Buenos Aires)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1937

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

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

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 51-75 of 243 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BAVE-44884 10-in. Fall 1929 Campaneando la vejez Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with guitars vocalist, soprano vocal, composer  
Victor BAVE-44906 10-in. Fall 1929 Yo quiero ser tu amigo Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-44907 10-in. Fall 1929 Tonguero Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-44991 10-in. Winter 1930 San Antonio Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-44992 10-in. Winter 1930 La vida es corta Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-60021 10-in. Winter 1930 El palacio de las novedades Compañía Victor de Comedias Comedy scene author  
Victor BAVE-60022 10-in. Winter 1930 Tiqui... Tiqui... Compañía Victor de Comedias Comic scene author  
Victor BAVE-60023 10-in. Winter 1930 Alma de virgen Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with guitars vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-60024 10-in. Winter 1930 El cantar de aquel malevo Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with guitars vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-60104 10-in. Spring 1930 Hacete hombre Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-60105 10-in. Spring 1930 Ya me tenés patilludo Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-60175 10-in. Spring 1930 Cuando cae la tarde Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-60176 10-in. Spring 1930 Falta envido Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-60269 10-in. Spring 1930 Las intenciones Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-60270 10-in. Spring 1930 Desde piba Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-60338 10-in. Summer 1930 ¡Que querés!... Soy así Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-60339 10-in. Summer 1930 Sosegate, no seas loco Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-60399 10-in. Summer 1930 Campaneando la vejez Juan Lauga ; Orquesta Típica Petrucelli Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BAVE-60410 10-in. Sept. 1930 Entre negros fue la cosa Compañía Victor de Comedias Comic scene author  
Victor BAVE-60411 10-in. Sept. 1930 Pillerias de una gallega Compañía Victor de Comedias Comic scene author  
Victor BAVE-60564 10-in. fall 1930 Me queres? Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-60565 10-in. 1/7/1931 Qué familia Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-60619 10-in. Feb. 1931 Desencanto a volas Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo vocalist, soprano vocal, composer  
Victor BAVE-60620 10-in. Feb. 1931 El taita del barrio Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BAVE-60621 10-in. Feb. 1931 Contundencia Rosita Quiroga ; Amando Sentous Female-male vocal duet vocalist, soprano vocal  
(Results 51-75 of 243 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Quiroga, Rosita," accessed June 19, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111786.

Quiroga, Rosita. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 19, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111786.

"Quiroga, Rosita." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 19 June 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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