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Osvaldo Fresedo

Osvaldo Fresedo (May 5, 1897 - November 18, 1984), nicknamed El pibe de La Paternal ("the kid from La Paternal") was an Argentine songwriter and director of a tango orchestra. He had the longest recording career in tango, from 1925 to 1980.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 5th, 1897 (Buenos Aires), Died November 18th, 1984 (Buenos Aires)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1945

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, bandoneĆ³n, composer, songwriter

Notes: Victor catalog also spells name as "Osualdo Fresedo." Fresedo was also a bandoneon player."

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Fresedo, Osvaldo," accessed June 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116860.

Fresedo, Osvaldo. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116860.

"Fresedo, Osvaldo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 June 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116860

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