Manuel Buzón

Manuel Buzón (December 18, 1904 – July 14, 1954) was a tango pianist, singer, leader and composer.

Buzón was born in Las Flores district of Buenos Aires, to Spanish immigrants Manuel and Dolores Moreno. He was a performer from an early age, at the age of 10 he performed at a Club Social América event. In 1925 Buzón became a regular performer on Argentine radio. Between May 1929 and February 1930 He toured Spain playing in Barcelona, Madrid, Murcia, Alicante, Cartagena and Sevilla. Buzón resumed performing in August 1930 and returned to Argentine radio in 1931. He continued to appear on Argentine radio into the 1940s and he toured Argentina with his orchestra. Between 1942 and 1943 he made a number of recordings for Odeon Records.

Buzón died on July 14, 1954 aged only 50, he is remembered as a composer that bridged the gap between old and modern tango and a musician that helped to spread the popularity of the genre in Argentina and in Europe.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 18th, 1902 (Buenos Aires), Died July 14th, 1954 (Buenos Aires)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BAVE-44053 10-in. Spring 1928 Medio día Orquesta Típica de Caro Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-44374 10-in. Winter 1929 Ufa... Qué secante Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with guitar composer  
Victor BAVE-44420 10-in. Winter 1929 Ufa... Qué secante Orquesta Típica Carlos Di Sarli Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-66506 10-in. 10/26/1931 La serenata de ayer Nico ; Orquesta Típica Victor Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BAVE-66560 10-in. 12/3/1931 Bigotito Orquesta Típica Sinfonica Lomuto Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BAVE-66562 10-in. Dec. 1931 Serenata de ayer Alberto Gómez Male vocal solo composer  
Victor BA-633 10-in. 7/7/1925 Calla corazón Rosita Quiroga Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-1352 10-in. Summer 1927 Cancionero Agustín Magaldi Male vocal solo, with guitar composer  
Victor BAVE-1364 10-in. Summer 1927 Cancionero Orquesta Típica Victor Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-1658 10-in. Winter 1928 Mediodía Alberto Vila Male vocal solo, with guitars composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Buzón, Manuel," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115648.

Buzón, Manuel. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115648.

"Buzón, Manuel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115648

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