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 16, 1861 (Barracas), Died October 14, 1919

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1905 - 1952

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, baritone vocal, speaker, author, lyricist

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= 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-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. fall 1928 El porteñito Orquesta Típica Victor Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-44732 10-in. Fall 1929 El choclo Orquesta Típica Victor Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BSHQ-73022 10-in. 6/20/1932 El choclo Pietro Deiro Accordion trio, with maracas composer  
Victor BAVE-93831 10-in. 7/26/1937 El choclo Orquesta Típica Juan D'Arienzo Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-93872 10-in. between 8/31/1937 and 9/7/1937 El porteñito Orquesta Típica Juan D'Arienzo Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor F-3 10-in. 12/23/1907 Los amores de un Inglés Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor F-4 10-in. 12/23/1907 Los afiladores Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor F-6 10-in. 12/23/1907 La piedra de escándalo Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor F-10 10-in. 12/24/1907 Carcajada callejera Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor F-11 10-in. 12/24/1907 El glotón Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor F-15 10-in. 12/24/1907 Mi morocha Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist  
Victor F-16 10-in. 12/24/1907 Declaración de un músico mudo Angel Gregorio Villoldo Recitation speaker  
Victor F-19 10-in. 12/26/1907 El torito Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor F-21 10-in. 12/26/1907 Una partida de truco Angel Gregorio Villoldo Recitation speaker, author  
Victor F-23 10-in. 12/26/1907 Contrapunto criollo-brasileño Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor F-24 10-in. 12/26/1907 El bicho feo Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor F-26 10-in. 12/26/1907 El carrero el cochero Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor F-27 10-in. 12/26/1907 El negro alegre Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor F-29 10-in. 12/26/1907 Desgracias de un marido Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor F-32 10-in. 12/26/1907 Simona y Francisco Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor F-34 10-in. 12/27/1907 El porteñito Alfredo Eusebio de Gobbi Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor F-35 10-in. 12/27/1907 Cuidado con los cincuenta Alfredo Eusebio de Gobbi Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor F-79 10-in. 12/31/1907 Bochinche en un inquilinato Alfredo Eusebio de Gobbi ; Angel Gregorio Villoldo Comic scene, with male vocal solo and orchestra speaker  
Victor F-83 10-in. 12/31/1907 Entre motorman y compadre Alfredo Eusebio de Gobbi ; Angel Gregorio Villoldo Comic scene, with male vocal solo and orchestra speaker  
Victor R-528 10-in. 3/5/1910 El rosarino Estudiantina "Centenario" Instrumental trio composer  
Victor R-614 10-in. 3/17/1910 Los bailecitos Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor R-615 10-in. 3/17/1910 Contrapunto criollo y gallego Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor R-616 10-in. 3/17/1910 Recuerdo fúnebre de Salamin Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor R-617 10-in. 3/17/1910 Todo a vente! Todo a vente! Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor R-618 10-in. 3/17/1910 Milonga criollo-afrancesada Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor R-619 10-in. 3/17/1910 La suba de alquileres Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor R-620 10-in. 3/17/1910 Salamin senza piolita Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor R-621 10-in. 3/17/1910 Matufias, o' el arte de vivir Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor R-622 10-in. 3/17/1910 Contrapunto criollo Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor R-623 10-in. 3/17/1910 Todo completo! Angel Gregorio Villoldo Monologue speaker, author  
Victor R-624 10-in. 3/17/1910 Bachicha en America Angel Gregorio Villoldo Monologue speaker, author  
Victor R-625 10-in. 3/17/1910 Conferencia de Meneguin Angel Gregorio Villoldo Monologue speaker, author  
Victor R-626 10-in. 3/17/1910 La herencia del Tío Angel Gregorio Villoldo Monologue speaker, author  
Victor R-627 10-in. 3/17/1910 Arturito el risueño Angel Gregorio Villoldo Monologue speaker, author  
Victor R-675 10-in. 3/25/1910 El gringo y el compadrito D. Figueroa ; Angel Gregorio Villoldo Comic dialogue speaker  
Victor R-676 10-in. 3/25/1910 Conocido ... y gracias! D. Figueroa ; Angel Gregorio Villoldo Comic dialogue speaker, author  
Victor R-677 10-in. 3/25/1910 Cien mangos para las carreras D. Figueroa ; Angel Gregorio Villoldo Comic dialogue speaker  
Victor R-678 10-in. 3/25/1910 Los percances de Mario D. Figueroa ; Angel Gregorio Villoldo Comic dialogue speaker  
Victor R-715 10-in. 3/28/1910 El marido borracho Linda Thelma ; Angel Gregorio Villoldo Comic dialogue speaker  
Victor R-716 10-in. 3/28/1910 El lechero y la sirvienta Linda Thelma ; Angel Gregorio Villoldo Comic dialogue speaker  
Victor R-717 10-in. 3/28/1910 Filo criollo Linda Thelma ; Angel Gregorio Villoldo Comic dialogue speaker  
Victor R-718 10-in. 3/28/1910 Aprovechando el desalojo Linda Thelma ; Angel Gregorio Villoldo Comic dialogue speaker  
Victor R-719 10-in. 3/28/1910 No Nazario en le cafe cantante Linda Thelma ; Angel Gregorio Villoldo Comic dialogue speaker  
Victor R-720 10-in. 3/28/1910 La nueva artista Linda Thelma ; Angel Gregorio Villoldo Comic dialogue speaker  
Victor R-747 10-in. 3/30/1910 Bolada de aficionado Orquesta de la Sociedad Orquestal Orchestra composer  
Victor R-749 10-in. 3/30/1910 Remate de un piano histórico Villoldo y Cia Comic scene speaker  
Victor R-750 10-in. 3/30/1910 Machicha criolla Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor R-751 10-in. 3/30/1910 Don Nicanor el tartamundo Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor R-752 10-in. 3/30/1910 La paraguayita Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor R-753 10-in. 3/30/1910 Tango el pulguista Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor R-791 10-in. 4/2/1910 Chiflale que va venir Orquesta de la Sociedad Orquestal Orchestra composer  
Victor BAVE-1430 10-in. Fall 1927 Carbonada criolla Orquesta Adolfo Carabelli Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-1431 10-in. Fall 1927 Carbonada criolla Orquesta Adolfo Carabelli Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor G-2035 10-in. 5/19/1917 Ambición Inés Berutti Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor [Vi cat 62136-A] 10-in. approximately Dec. 1907 El tachero remendador Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor [Vi cat 62137-A] 10-in. approximately Dec. 1907 Mi suegra Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Vi cat 62137-B] 10-in. approximately Dec. 1907 El moscardón Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor [Vi cat 62139-B] 10-in. La moral y los $50 Alfredo Eusebio de Gobbi ; Angel Gregorio Villoldo Comic scene speaker  
Victor [Vi cat 62140-A] 10-in. Dec. 1907 Gritos callejeros Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor [Vi cat 62140-B] 10-in. Dec. 1907 Remate de cachibaches Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Victor F-[Vi cat 98320] 10-in. 1908 Yunta brava Orquesta del Teatro Apolo Orchestra composer  
Victor BAVE-012068 10-in. 1/4/1938 El esquinazo Orquesta Típica Juan D'Arienzo Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-014116 10-in. 9/13/1937 El choclo Vernon Geyer Electric organ solo composer  
Victor BS-054585 10-in. 10/10/1940 El choclo Curly Hicks ; Taproom Boys Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-066472 10-in. 7/7/1941 El choclo Tony Pastor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
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  
Columbia 06011 10-in. approximately 1907 El choclo Banda Española Band composer  
Columbia 06018 10-in. approximately 1907 El esquinazo Banda Española Band composer  
Columbia 06082 10-in. approximately 1907 Cuidao con los 50 Banda Española Band composer  
Columbia 55042 10-in. approximately 1905–teens La piedra de escåandalo Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55077 10-in. Los bailecitos Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55256 10-in. either 1909 or 1910 El estrilo no paga patente Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal, author  
Columbia 55257 10-in. either 1909 or 1910 Tutto completo!... Angel Gregorio Villoldo Comic monologue speaker, author  
Columbia 55259 10-in. either 1909 or 1910 Arturito el risueño Angel Gregorio Villoldo Comic monologue speaker  
Columbia 55270 10-in. either 1909 or 1910 El carrero y el cochero Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55275 10-in. either 1909 or 1910 La herencia del tio Angel Gregorio Villoldo Monologue speaker  
Columbia 55276 10-in. either 1909 or 1910 La sirvienta gangosa Angel Gregorio Villoldo Monologue speaker  
Columbia 55286 10-in. either 1909 or 1910 El choclo Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Columbia 55376 10-in. either 1909 or 1910 Soy tremendo Orquesta Heyberger ; Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55377 10-in. either 1909 or 1910 La paraguayita Orquesta Heyberger ; Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55379 10-in. either 1909 or 1910 Carcajada callejera Orquesta Heyberger ; Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55380 10-in. either 1909 or 1910 El pechador Orquesta Heyberger ; Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Columbia 55381 10-in. either 1909 or 1910 El tartamudo Don Nicanor Orquesta Heyberger ; Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Columbia 55382 10-in. either 1909 or 1910 El soldado de la independencia Orquesta Heyberger ; Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Columbia 55383 10-in. either 1909 or 1910 El torito Orquesta Heyberger ; Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
Columbia 55398 10-in. either 1909 or 1910 A San Martín Angel Gregorio Villoldo Recitation speaker  
Columbia 55653 10-in. approximately 1911 Tangolette Municipal Band Band composer  
Columbia 55654 10-in. approximately 1911 Muy de la bombonera Banda Municipal (Argentina) Band composer  
Columbia 55655 10-in. approximately 1911 El bohemio Banda Municipal (Argentina) Band composer  
Columbia 55681 10-in. approximately 1911 Mena, take my arm Municipal Band Band composer  
Columbia 55682 10-in. approximately 1911 Flash of fire Municipal Band Band composer  
Columbia 55699 10-in. A good fellow Municipal Band Band composer  
Columbia 55700 10-in. approximately 1911 Bolada de aficionado Banda Municipal Band composer  
Columbia 55724 10-in. between 1905 and 1914 El chicon : tango Municipal Band of Buenos Aires Band composer  
Columbia 55814 10-in. approximately 1911 Amorosa Los Gobbi Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 55821 10-in. approximately 1911 Musolino y Mata Siete Los Gobbi Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 55851 10-in. approximately 1911 Pamperito Flora Rodríguez de Gobbi Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 56627 10-in. approximately 1912 Tan delicao el niño Orquesta Típica Juan Maglio ("Pacho") Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 56629 10-in. approximately 1912 Don Pedro Orquesta Típica Juan Maglio ("Pacho") Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 56797 10-in. approximately 1912 Mi ñatita Orquesta Típica Juan Maglio ("Pacho") Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W95141 10-in. approximately 1926 El choclo Banda Española Band composer  
Brunswick E28181 10-in. 9/8/1928 El choclo Marimba Guatemalteca “La Chapina” Marimba band composer  
Brunswick LAE349 10-in. 11/20/1928 El choclo Ottilio Moruzzo Guitar solo, with violin and piano composer  
Zonophone 13386 10-in. before 1908 Ensalada criolla Lola Garcia ; Angel Gregorio Villoldo Female-male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Odeon 6875 10-in. 9/23/1931 Cantar eterno Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with guitars composer  
Polyphon 2300 10-in. between 1910 and 1925 Camarera y compadrito Alfredo Eusebio de Gobbi ; Flora Rodríguez de Gobbi Female-male vocal duet composer  
Zonophone (U.K.) 13443 10-in. approximately 1905 El porteñito Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9333 10-in. approximately 1952 Laisse ta main dans la mienne Orchestre Argentin Manuel Pizarro ; Manuel Pizarro Instrumental ensemble composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Villoldo, Angel Gregorio," accessed February 4, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116562.

Villoldo, Angel Gregorio. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 4, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116562.

"Villoldo, Angel Gregorio." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 4 February 2023.

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