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 126-150 of 255 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 55079 10-in. 1905 Carcajada callejera Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55080 10-in. 1905 El queco Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55081 10-in. 1905 La carcajada del negro alegre Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55082 10-in. 1905 Declaracion de un mudo Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55084 10-in. 1905 El carbonero macarronico Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55086 10-in. 1905 El cojo enamorado Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55087 10-in. 1905 Ensalada criolla Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55088 10-in. 1905 Suspiros de una niña candida Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55089 10-in. 1905 Mister Wisky enamorado Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55153 10-in. 1905 Pericón nacional Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55154 10-in. 1905 Cancion del Pio-Pio Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55155 10-in. 1905 El cochero de tranvia Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55156 10-in. 1905 La loteria Angel Gregorio Villoldo Recitation speaker  
Columbia 55157 10-in. 1905 Washington Post Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55158 10-in. 1905 Recetas utiles Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo, with piano composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55159 10-in. 1905 Desgracias de un marido Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55162 10-in. 1905 Nieve de estio Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55168 10-in. 1905 Soy tremendo Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55169 10-in. 1905 Los afiladores Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55170 10-in. 1905 El criollito Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55171 10-in. 1905 Que se lo cuente a su abuela Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55172 10-in. 1905 Aventuras de un tenorio Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55173 10-in. 1905 Los atorrantes Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55174 10-in. 1905 Tango de negros Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55175 10-in. 1905 Batifondo en un café cantante Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 126-150 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.

"Villoldo, Angel Gregorio." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 June 2024.

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

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