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

Recordings (Results 101-125 of 138 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 101-125 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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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116562

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