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  
Columbia 93695 10-in. between 1923 and 1925 Cobardia María Luisa Escobar Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 93708 10-in. between 1923 and 1925 El carro del sol María Luisa Escobar Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 93718 10-in. between 1923 and 1925 Himno nacional mexicano María Luisa Escobar ; José Moriche Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 93720 10-in. between 1923 and 1925 La paloma María Luisa Escobar Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 93721 10-in. between 1923 and 1925 La golondrina María Luisa Escobar Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 93891 10-in. between 1923 and 1925 La borrachita María Luisa Escobar Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 93892 10-in. between 1923 and 1925 Niña de mi corazon María Luisa Escobar ; Joseph M. Lacalle 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 July 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115428.

Escobar, María Luisa. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115428.

"Escobar, María Luisa." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.

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

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