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 126-138 of 138 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 55821 10-in. approximately 1911 Musolino y Mata Siete Los Gobbi Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 55851 10-in. approximately 1911 Pamperito Flora Rodríguez de Gobbi Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 56627 10-in. approximately 1912 Tan delicao el niño Orquesta Típica Juan Maglio ("Pacho") Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 56629 10-in. approximately 1912 Don Pedro Orquesta Típica Juan Maglio ("Pacho") Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 56797 10-in. approximately 1912 Mi ñatita Orquesta Típica Juan Maglio ("Pacho") Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W95141 10-in. approximately 1926 El choclo Banda Española Band composer  
Brunswick E28181 10-in. 9/8/1928 El choclo Marimba Guatemalteca “La Chapina” Marimba band composer  
Brunswick LAE349 10-in. 11/20/1928 El choclo Ottilio Moruzzo Guitar solo, with violin and piano composer  
Zonophone 13386 10-in. before 1908 Ensalada criolla Lola Garcia ; Angel Gregorio Villoldo Female-male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Odeon 6875 10-in. 9/23/1931 Cantar eterno Carlos Gardel Male vocal solo, with guitars composer  
Polyphon 2300 10-in. between 1910 and 1925 Camarera y compadrito Alfredo Eusebio de Gobbi ; Flora Rodríguez de Gobbi Female-male vocal duet composer  
Zonophone (U.K.) 13443 10-in. approximately 1905 El porteñito Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia (U.K.) CL9333 10-in. approximately 1952 Laisse ta main dans la mienne Orchestre Argentin Manuel Pizarro ; Manuel Pizarro Instrumental ensemble composer  
(Results 126-138 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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