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 151-175 of 255 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 55202 10-in. 1905 Contrapunto de Martin Fierro José María Silva ; Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55204 10-in. 1905 Contrapunto de Martin Fierro José María Silva ; Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal duet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55250 10-in. December 1909 or January 1910 Contrapunto del criollo y el gallego Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55251 10-in. December 1909 or January 1910 Recuerdo funebre de Salamin Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55252 10-in. December 1909 or January 1910 Los bailecitos Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55254 10-in. December 1909 or January 1910 Vidalitas anglo-criollo Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo, with guitar composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55255 10-in. December 1909 or January 1910 Un gallego que no es manco Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo, with guitar composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55256 10-in. December 1909 or January 1910 El estrilo no paga patente Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo, with guitar author, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55257 10-in. December 1909 or January 1910 Tutto completo!... Angel Gregorio Villoldo Comic monologue author, speaker  
Columbia 55258 10-in. December 1909 or January 1910 Bachichin en America Angel Gregorio Villoldo Monologue speaker  
Columbia 55259 10-in. December 1909 or January 1910 Arturito el risueño Angel Gregorio Villoldo Comic monologue author, speaker  
Columbia 55270 10-in. December 1909 or January 1910 El carrero y el cochero Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with guitar composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55271 10-in. December 1909 or January 1910 Cancion del pica pica Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo, with guitar composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55272 10-in. December 1909 or January 1910 Milonga franco acriollada Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55273 10-in. December 1909 or January 1910 Todo a vinte! Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55274 10-in. December 1909 or January 1910 Conferencia de Meneghin Angel Gregorio Villoldo Recitation speaker  
Columbia 55275 10-in. December 1909 or January 1910 La herencia del tio Angel Gregorio Villoldo Monologue composer, speaker  
Columbia 55276 10-in. December 1909 or January 1910 La sirvienta gangosa Angel Gregorio Villoldo Monologue speaker  
Columbia 55285 10-in. December 1909 or January 1910 Domine! Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55286 10-in. December 1909 or January 1910 El choclo Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with guitar composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55287 10-in. December 1909 or January 1910 La suba de Alquileres Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with guitar songwriter, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55288 10-in. December 1909 or January 1910 Contrapunto del criollo y el cordobes Angel Gregorio Villoldo Male vocal solo, with guitar composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55289 10-in. December 1909 or January 1910 Declaracion del Marino Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo composer, vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55290 10-in. December 1909 or January 1910 Matufias o el arte de vivir Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 55291 10-in. December 1909 or January 1910 Yunta brava Angel Gregorio Villoldo Baritone vocal solo, with guitar vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 151-175 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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