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 were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 101-125 of 255 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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 55010 10-in. 1905 El carrero y el cochero de tranvia José María Silva Baritone vocal solo, with guitar composer  
Columbia 55040 10-in. 1905 Mi suegra Angel Gregorio Villoldo Comic monologue speaker  
Columbia 55041 10-in. 1905 Ya le he conocido el juego Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55042 10-in. 1905 La piedra de escándalo Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55043 10-in. 1905 El gran capitan Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55044 10-in. 1905 Lo que no puede decirse Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55045 10-in. 1905 Fray pimiento Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55046 10-in. 1905 A la bandera Argentina Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55051 10-in. 1905 El tachero remendon Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55052 10-in. 1905 Pica, pica (El compadritro) Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55053 10-in. 1905 Bohemia criolla : Sinforoso Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55054 10-in. 1905 Ensalada criolla : Compadritos Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55055 10-in. 1905 El turututu Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55056 10-in. 1905 Toma mate, che Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55064 10-in. 1905 Florindingui Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55065 10-in. 1905 Tango del cangrejo Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55071 10-in. 1905 Contrapunto entre un gallego y un napolitano Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55072 10-in. 1905 Tango del mate Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55074 10-in. 1905 Deja 'e jugar, che! Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo, with piano composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55075 10-in. 1905 El pimpollo Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55076 10-in. 1905 Al general Aparicio Saravia Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55077 10-in. 1905 Los bailecitos Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 101-125 of 255 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Villoldo, Angel Gregorio," accessed June 25, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116562.

Villoldo, Angel Gregorio. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 25, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116562.

"Villoldo, Angel Gregorio." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 25 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116562

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