Angel Gregorio Villoldo
Ángel Gregorio Villoldo Arroyo (16 February 1861 -14 October 1919) was an Argentine musician and one of the pioneers of tango. He was born south of the city of Buenos Aires. He was lyricist, composer and one of the major singers of the era. He is also known by the pseudonyms A. Gregorio, Fray Pimiento, Gregorio Giménez, Angel Arroyo and Mario Reguero. Villoldo transformed the Spanish tanguillos, the cuplés, and the habaneras, turning that music into a native Argentinian rhythm.
Birth and Death Data: Born February 16th, 1861 (Barracas), Died October 14th, 1919
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1905 - 1941
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, baritone vocal, speaker, author, lyricist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||5569||10-in.||between 1903 and 1908||El choclo||Banda Española||Band||composer|
|Columbia||5673||10-in.||between 1903 and 1908||El camambu||Prince's Band||Band||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Villoldo, Angel Gregorio," accessed June 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116562.
Villoldo, Angel Gregorio. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116562.
"Villoldo, Angel Gregorio." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 June 2021.
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