María Luisa Escobar

María Luisa González Gragirena de Escobar (née María Luisa González Gragirena; known artistically by her married name María Luisa Escobar; also credited as Maritza Graxirena; Valencia, 5 December 1903 - Caracas, 14 May 1985) was a Venezuelan musicologist, pianist, composer, and caricaturist, who founded the Caracas Athenaeum in 1931. She also served as President of the Venezuelan Red Cross (Valencia, 1921; Caracas, 1922–23).

Birth and Death Data: Born December 5th, 1903 (Valencia), Died May 14th, 1985

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal, composer, lyricist, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-87427 10-in. 1/17/1935 Canción tropical Fedora Alemán Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-87430 10-in. 1/17/1935 Marujita Fedora Alemán Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-87431 10-in. 1/17/1935 No importa que me hugas Fedora Alemán Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-07934 10-in. 4/26/1937 India Lorenzo Herrera ; Los Llaneros Vocal and instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-015853 10-in. 11/9/1937 Canto caribe María Luisa Escobar Female vocal solo, with flute vocalist, soprano vocal, composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-015854 10-in. 11/9/1937 Canto Mucuchie María Luisa Escobar Female vocal solo, with flute vocalist, soprano vocal, composer  
Victor BS-015855 10-in. 11/9/1937 Cantares María Luisa Escobar Female vocal solo, with flute vocalist, soprano vocal, composer  
Victor BS-015856 10-in. 11/9/1937 Vente con el alba María Luisa Escobar Female vocal solo, with flute vocalist, soprano vocal, composer  
Victor BS-023969 10-in. 7/7/1938 Anhelos Gemelos Colombianos Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 81857 10-in. 7/2/1924 Until María Luisa Escobar Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 81858 10-in. 7/2/1924 Irish love song María Luisa Escobar Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Edison 9582 10-in. 6/24/1924 Cielito lindo María Luisa Escobar Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Edison 9590 10-in. 6/30/1924 La pajarera María Luisa Escobar Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Edison 9604 10-in. 7/8/1924 Pura mexicana (De Santa María) María Luisa Escobar Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Edison 9605 10-in. 7/8/1924 Voy de pasada María Luisa Escobar Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Edison 9606 10-in. 7/8/1924 Encantador María Luisa Escobar Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Edison 9607 10-in. 7/9/1924 Asi cantaba la fuente María Luisa Escobar Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Escobar, María Luisa," accessed October 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115428.

Escobar, María Luisa. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115428.

"Escobar, María Luisa." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115428

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