Ricardo Tanturi

Ricardo Tanturi (27 January 1905 – 24 January 1973) (nickname: El caballero del tango) was a piano player, composer and bandleader (tango musical genre) in Argentina during the Golden Age of tango.

Tanturi's first instrument was the violin, but he later switched to piano. Tanturi started his career in 1924, playing piano at clubs, festivals and radio. Tanturi's great success came in 1939 when he invited Alberto Castillo into the orchestra and they created 37 recordings. In 1943 Castillo left the orchestra, and Enrique Campos joined in his place.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 27, 1905 (Buenos Aires), Died January 24, 1973 (Buenos Aires)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1945

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, composer, songwriter

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

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BAVE-907 10-in. Summer 1926 Quién robó mi amor Orquesta Típica Bohr Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-012956 10-in. 9/27/1939 Qué importa... Alberto Echagüe ; Orquesta Típica Juan D'Arienzo Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BAVE-039643 10-in. 11/18/1940 La cumparsita Orquesta Típica Los Indios ; Ricardo Tanturi Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor BAVE-039644 10-in. 11/18/1940 Argañaraz Orquesta Típica Los Indios ; Ricardo Tanturi Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor BAVE-039738 10-in. April 1941 or earlier El buey solo Orquesta Típica Los Indios ; Ricardo Tanturi Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor BAVE-039868 10-in. 2/6/1941 Una noche de garufa Orquesta Típica Los Indios ; Ricardo Tanturi Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor BAVE-059520 10-in. 6/16/1941 Pocas palabras Alberto Castillo ; Orquesta Típica Los Indios ; Ricardo Tanturi Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo leader, composer  
Victor BAVE-059560 10-in. 11/14/1941 Mi romance Alberto Castillo ; Orquesta Típica Los Indios ; Ricardo Tanturi Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor BAVE-059714 10-in. November 1941 or earlier Noches de Colon Orquesta Típica Los Indios ; Ricardo Tanturi Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor BAVE-059715 10-in. 8/14/1941 Adios pueblo Orquesta Típica Los Indios ; Ricardo Tanturi Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor BAVE-080551 10-in. 2/19/1945 Me beso y sefue E. Campos ; Orquesta Típica Los Indios ; Ricardo Tanturi Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor BAVE-080552 10-in. 2/19/1945 Que sera de ti E. Campos ; Orquesta Típica Los Indios ; Ricardo Tanturi Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo leader  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Tanturi, Ricardo," accessed May 19, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116859.

Tanturi, Ricardo. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 19, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116859.

"Tanturi, Ricardo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 19 May 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116859

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