Carlos López

Carlos López y Valles (November 4, 1887 – February 13, 1942), better known as Chaflán, was a Mexican comedian, singer, and film actor of the Golden Age of Mexican cinema. He should not be mistaken for Carlos López Moctezuma, another Mexican actor.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 4, 1887 (Durango), Died February 13, 1942 (Tapachula)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Notes: Also known by pseudonym, Chaflán.

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MBS-94880 10-in. before 11/19/1937 Yo me estoy poniendo chango Lorenzo Barcelata ; Chaflán ; Orquesta Manuel Esperón ; Trío Calaveras Male vocal duet and male vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor MBS-94882 10-in. before 11/19/1937 Agua le pido a mi Díos Lorenzo Barcelata ; Chaflán ; Trío Calaveras Male vocal duet and male vocal trio, with guitars vocalist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "López, Carlos," accessed February 21, 2024,

López, Carlos. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 21, 2024, from

"López, Carlos." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 21 February 2024.

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