José Gola

José Gola (February 7, 1904 – April 27, 1939 in Buenos Aires) was an Argentine film actor of the 1930s.

Born in La Plata, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina, Gola began acting for film in the 1934 film Mañana es domingo. He began appearing in popular films such as Puente Alsina (1935) and La muchachada de a bordo in 1936 and Mateo in 1937. In 1938 he appeared in the film The Caranchos of Florida in which he played a significant lead role. He died appear in 1939's Hermanos but his last film was Frente a la vida before he died suddenly of peritonitis.

He was one of the promising Argentine actors of the 1930s and would have arguably gone on to become one of the icons of the Cinema of Argentina.

He died from peritonitis on April 27, 1939 in Buenos Aires.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 7th, 1904 (La Plata), Died April 27th, 1939 (Buenos Aires)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1935

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BAVE-44762 10-in. Fall 1929 Esa que pasó Orquesta Típica Victor Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-86924 10-in. 8/8/1935 Canción de la noche Jorge Omar ; Orquesta Típica Francisco J. Lomuto Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo lyricist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gola, José," accessed October 25, 2020,

Gola, José. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 25, 2020, from

"Gola, José." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 25 October 2020.

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