Angel Gregorio Villoldo

Ángel Gregorio Villoldo Arroyo (16 February 1861 – 14 October 1919) was an Argentine musician and one of the pioneers of tango music. 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 the continental genres into native Argentinian rhythms.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 16, 1861 (Barracas), Died October 14, 1919

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1905 - 1954

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

Notes: Ángel Gregori Villoldo Arroyo's name appears as Angel Villoldo, Angel Gregorio Villoldo, Fray Pimiento, and Antonio Techotra.

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Recordings (Results 76-100 of 255 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor R-750 10-in. 3/30/1910 Machicha criolla Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
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 composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Vi cat 62137-B] 10-in. approximately Dec. 1907 El moscardón Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Vi cat 62137-A] 10-in. approximately Dec. 1907 Mi suegra Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
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-B] 10-in. Dec. 1907 Remate de cachibaches Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Vi cat 62140-A] 10-in. Dec. 1907 Gritos callejeros Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor F-[Vi cat 98320] 10-in. 1908 Yunta brava Orquesta del Teatro Apolo Orchestra composer  
Victor S-002478 10-in. 8/13/1954 El choclo Orquesta Típica Juan D'Arienzo Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor [Vi cat 68-0014-A] 10-in. 1/2/1948 El choclo Libertad Lamarque ; Orquesta Tipica Héctor Stamponi Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble 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 BAVE-059676 10-in. 7/29/1941 Bolada de aficionado Orquesta Típica Juan D'Arienzo Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-066472 10-in. 7/7/1941 El choclo Tony Pastor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BAVE-083911 10-in. 7/5/1948 El choclo Orquesta Típica Juan D'Arienzo Instrumental ensemble 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  
(Results 76-100 of 255 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Villoldo, Angel Gregorio," accessed June 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116562.

Villoldo, Angel Gregorio. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116562.

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