Niña de los Peines

Pastora Pavón Cruz, known as La Niña de los Peines (Seville, Spain, 10 February 1890 – 26 November 1969), is considered the most important woman flamenco singer of the 20th century. She was a sister of singers Arturo Pavón and Tomás Pavón, also an important flamenco singer, and aunt to Arturo Pavón, the first flamenco pianist. Both brothers, Pastora and Tomás, together with singer Manuel Torre, were the inspiring models for the next generation of singers like Antonio Mairena, Pepe de la Matrona or Fosforito, who led the movement towards the revival of traditional forms in the decades of the 50s-70s.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 10th, 1890 (Seville), Died November 26th, 1969 (Seville)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909 - 1911

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal

Notes: "Niña de los Peines" was the stage name of flamenco singer Pastora Pavón.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Gramophone 860y 10-in. 12/19/1909 Tientos Niña de los Peines Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 872y 10-in. 12/20/1909 Soleá Niña de los Peines Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 874y 10-in. 12/20/1909 Bulería Niña de los Peines Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 875y 10-in. 12/20/1909 Sevillanas boleras no. 1 Niña de los Peines Female vocal solo, with guitar and castanets vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 1541ah 10-in. 11/16/1911 Soleares no. 1 Niña de los Peines Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 1542ah 10-in. 11/16/1911 Soleares no. 2 Niña de los Peines Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 1543ah 10-in. 11/16/1911 Tango núm. 1 Niña de los Peines Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 1544ah 10-in. 11/16/1911 Tango no. 2 Niña de los Peines Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 1545ah 10-in. 11/16/1911 Tarantas Niña de los Peines Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 1546ah 10-in. 11/16/1911 Malagueñas no. 1 Niña de los Peines Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 1547ah 10-in. 11/16/1911 Malagueñas no. 2 Niña de los Peines Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 1548ah 10-in. 11/16/1911 Garrotín Niña de los Peines Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 1549ah 10-in. 11/16/1911 Seguidillas no. 1 Niña de los Peines Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 1550ah 10-in. 11/16/1911 Saeta Niña de los Peines Female vocal solo, with band and tambores vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 1553ah 10-in. 11/16/1911 Soleares no. 3 Niña de los Peines Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 1554ah 10-in. 11/16/1911 Seguidillas no. 2 Niña de los Peines Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 1555ah 10-in. 11/16/1911 Seguidillas no. 3 Niña de los Peines Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 1556ah 10-in. 11/16/1911 Peteneras no. 1 Niña de los Peines Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 1557ah 10-in. 11/16/1911 Peteneras núm. 2 Niña de los Peines Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 1558ah 10-in. 11/16/1911 Farruca Niña de los Peines Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 1559ah 10-in. 11/16/1911 Tango no. 3 Niña de los Peines Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 1561ah 10-in. 11/16/1911 Malagueñas no. 3 Niña de los Peines Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 1562ah 10-in. 11/16/1911 Bulería no. 1 Niña de los Peines Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 1563ah 10-in. 11/16/1911 Bulería no. 2 Niña de los Peines Female vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, soprano vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Niña de los Peines," accessed November 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116516.

Niña de los Peines. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116516.

"Niña de los Peines." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116516

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