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Ada Falcón

Ada Falcón (17 August 1905 – 4 January 2002) was an Argentine tango dancer, singer and film actress of the 1920s and 1930s. She starred in the film Ídolos de la radio in 1934. She was famous for her tango work and made over 200 recordings in the 1920s and 1930s. She shared a long relationship with orchestra leader Francisco Canaro. She mysteriously disappeared from the limelight in 1942 and lived as a recluse until she died in 2002 at age 96.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 17th, 1905 (Buenos Aires), Died January 4th, 2002 (Córdoba Province)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BA-634 10-in. 7/8/1925 Oro y seda Ada Falcón Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BA-635 10-in. 7/8/1925 Pobre chica Ada Falcón Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BA-731 10-in. 12/23/1925 Risas de cabaret Ada Falcón Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor BA-732 10-in. 12/23/1925 Casquivana Ada Falcón Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Decca 6839 10-in. 9/2/1931 Madreselva Ada Falcón vocalist  
Decca 7193 approximately 1931 Para ti madre Ada Falcón vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Falcón, Ada," accessed August 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112210.

Falcón, Ada. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112210.

"Falcón, Ada." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112210

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