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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

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 136 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-3555 10-in. 7/23/1906 El porteñito Sra. de Campo [i.e., Flora Rodríguez de Gobbi] Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-3624 10-in. 7/27/1906 El choclo Victor Argentine Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-3654 10-in. 7/30/1906 El porteñito Victor Argentine Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor C-3660 12-in. 7/30/1906 Los tocayos Sr. & Sra. Campo [i.e., A. E. & F. R. de Gobbi] Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-3661 10-in. 7/30/1906 Mi Nena Sr. & Sra. Campo [i.e., A. E. & F. R. de Gobbi] Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-3708 10-in. 8/2/1906 El porteñito Flora Rodríguez de Gobbi Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-3719 10-in. 8/3/1906 El pechador Señor A. G. Campo [i.e., A. E. Gobbi] Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-3720 10-in. 8/3/1906 Vidalitas nuevas Flora Rodríguez de Gobbi Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-3721 10-in. 8/3/1906 La morocha Flora Rodríguez de Gobbi Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-8482 10-in. 12/15/1909 Yunta brava Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-8503 10-in. 12/23/1909 Bohemio Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-8566 10-in. 1/20/1910 Petit salon Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-8759 10-in. 3/28/1910 Muy de la bombonera Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-8763 10-in. 3/29/1910 Tan rica, la Ñata Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-9325 10-in. 7/26/1910 Ché! Qué corte! Victor Dance Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-9449 10-in. 9/14/1910 Aflojá un paso, Ché! Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-12530 10-in. 10/22/1912 El choclo Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor C-12855 12-in. 1/28/1913 Tango medley Victor Military Band Band composer  
Victor B-12865 10-in. 2/4/1913 Tango medley no. 2 Victor Military Band Band composer  
Victor B-13281 10-in. 5/13/1913 Lolita Floro y Cruz Male vocal duet, with guitar composer  
Victor B-17486 10-in. 4/13/1916 El choclo Hurtado Brothers Royal Marimba Band of Guatemala Marimba band composer  
Victor B-31784 10-in. 1/28/1925 Elegancias Orquesta Internacional Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-43631 10-in. 4/12/1928 El choclo International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BAVE-44314 10-in. Sept. 1928 El presumido Trio Victor Instrumental trio composer  
Victor BAVE-44317 10-in. Winter 1929 El porteñito Orquesta Típica Victor Instrumental ensemble composer  
(Results 1-25 of 136 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Villoldo, Angel Gregorio," accessed June 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116562.

Villoldo, Angel Gregorio. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116562.

"Villoldo, Angel Gregorio." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 June 2021.

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