Edgar J. Anzola

Edgar Jaín Anzola (27 March 1893, Villa de Cura — 14 December 1981, Caracas) was a Venezuelan pioneering engineer, filmmaker, radio broadcaster, writer, journalist and cartoonist. He is credited with several firsts: bringing the first automobile to Venezuela; engineering Venezuela's first aeroplane flight; starring in Venezuela's first feature film; starting Venezuela's first commercial radio station; and producing Venezuela's first scientific documentary. His son, filmmaker Alfredo Anzola, created the 1993 film El misterio de los ojos escarlata about his father's life.

For services to Venezuela, he was made a Commander of the Order of Francisco de Miranda at the age of 70.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 27, 1893 (Villa de Cura), Died December 14, 1981

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker, author, composer

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

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-29448 10-in. 2/8/1924 El hombre de la llanura Edgar J. Anzola Monologue speaker, author  
Victor B-29449 10-in. 2/8/1924 El italiano y los zancudos Edgar J. Anzola Monologue speaker, author  
Victor XVE-42783 10-in. 7/11/1928 El Turco apasionado Edgar J. Anzola Comic monologue speaker, author  
Victor XVE-42784 10-in. 7/11/1928 Fritz enamorado Edgar J. Anzola Comic monologue speaker, author  
Victor XVE-42785 10-in. 7/11/1928 El hombre de la llanura Edgar J. Anzola Comic monologue speaker, author  
Victor XVE-42818 10-in. 7/14/1928 El borracho Rafael Guinand Comic scene author  
Victor XVE-42819 10-in. 7/14/1928 El novio de Petronila Rafael Guinand Comic scene author  
Victor XVE-58723 10-in. 3/14/1930 Pasión eterna Francisco de Paula Aguirre ; Juan B. Badia ; Orquesta Venezuela Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor XVE-58747 10-in. 3/18/1930 Palo e discurso Rafael Guinand Comic monologue author  
Victor XVE-58760 10-in. 3/20/1930 El pulpero bregador Edgar J. Anzola Monologue, with mandolin and guitar speaker, author  
Victor XVE-58763 10-in. 3/20/1930 Los arrieros Edgar J. Anzola ; Rafael Guinand Dialogue speaker, author  
Victor XVE-58764 10-in. 3/20/1930 En familia Edgar J. Anzola ; Rafael Guinand Comic scene speaker, author  
Victor XVE-58765 10-in. 3/20/1930 Fritz en la estación Edgar J. Anzola ; Rafael Guinand Comic scene speaker, author  
Victor BVE-62728 10-in. 6/18/1930 Canta, canta llanerito Isabel de Pérez Dupuy Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor CS-84537 12-in. 10/15/1934 Cerebro mágico Edgar J. Anzola Talk, with dubbed recordings speaker  
Victor CS-84538 12-in. 10/15/1934 Cerebro mágico Edgar J. Anzola Talk, with dubbed recordings speaker  
Victor CS-101841 12-in. 5/20/1936 La Voz Mágica Edgar J. Anzola Demonstration record : Announcer, with dubbed recordings speaker  
Victor CS-101842 12-in. 5/20/1936 La Voz Mágica Edgar J. Anzola Demonstration record : Announcer, with dubbed recordings speaker  
Victor CS-04994 12-in. 2/26/1937 Anuncios para radio en español (Anuncios 1-2-3) Edgar J. Anzola Demonstration record : Announcer, with dubbed recordings speaker  
Victor CS-04995 12-in. 2/26/1937 Anuncios para radio en español (Anuncios 4-5-6) Edgar J. Anzola Demonstration record : Announcer, with dubbed recordings speaker  
Victor CS-04996 12-in. 2/26/1937 Anuncios para radio en español (Anuncios 7-8-9) Edgar J. Anzola Demonstration record : Announcer, with dubbed recordings speaker  
Victor CS-04997 12-in. 2/26/1937 Anuncios para radio en español (Anuncios 10-11-12) Edgar J. Anzola Demonstration record : Announcer, with dubbed recordings speaker  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Anzola, Edgar J.," accessed June 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115465.

Anzola, Edgar J.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115465.

"Anzola, Edgar J.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 21 June 2024.

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