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

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 138 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 26-50 of 138 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Villoldo, Angel Gregorio," accessed January 27, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116562.

Villoldo, Angel Gregorio. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 27, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116562.

"Villoldo, Angel Gregorio." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 27 January 2023.

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