Ramón Collazo

Ramón Collazo (January 25, 1901 – July 16, 1981) was a Tango pianist, composer, actor. was born in the now extinct Red-light district of the Barrio Sur of Montevideo, where his father owned a grocery. His brother Juan Antonio Collazo also was a Tango pianist and composer.

In his prolific oeuvre, there are very important titles including such standouts as: Agua florida, Golondrina, Blanca nieve, Adios Susana, Mamá, yo quiero un novio, Sevilla, Si lo supiera Mamá, San Antonio, Malvaloca, Sevilla, Portuguesa, Hombrecito, Tilin-tilon, Buenos dias, Palan, palan, Fado fadiño, Adiós mi barrio, Madrigal Veneciano, Volverás, Ay mamá, quiero casarme, Aquel Pierrot, Jacaranda, Pato, La chicharra, Qué quieren con el Charleston, Venganza, A la luz de la luna, Boquita de rosa, Ya ... ya ..., Casarme! ... Nunca, Pajarito cantor, Vieja loca, and, furthermore, he ventured in other genres: folk songs, foxtrot and maxixes.

He was also involved in several theatrical, radio, television, Carnival and movie projects and he starred in the film : Soltero soy feliz (1938).

Birth and Death Data: Born January 25th, 1901 (Montevideo), Died July 16th, 1981 (Montevideo)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, arranger

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 78 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BAVE-44000 10-in. 3/14/1928 Blanca nieve Elio Rietti Jazz Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BAVE-44028 10-in. Spring 1928 Agua florida Alberto Vila Male vocal solo, with guitar composer  
Victor BAVE-44030 10-in. Spring 1928 Golondrina Troupe Estudiantil Ateniense Vocal chorus, with guitars and piano composer  
Victor BAVE-44031 10-in. Spring 1928 Blanca nieve Troupe Estudiantil Ateniense Vocal chorus, with piano, banjo, and guitars composer  
Victor BAVE-44042 10-in. Spring 1928 Adiós Susana Orquesta Adolfo Carabelli Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-44201 10-in. Summer 1928 Adiós Susana Troupe Estudiantil Ateniense Vocal duet, with guitars composer  
Victor BAVE-44204 10-in. Summer 1928 Ojos azules Alberto Vila Male vocal solo, with guitar arranger  
Victor BAVE-44255 10-in. Summer 1928 Agua florida Orquesta Típica Petrucelli Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-44311 10-in. Fall 1928 Mamá, yo quiero un novio Alberto Vila Male vocal solo, with guitars composer  
Victor BAVE-44394 10-in. Winter 1929 Mamá yo quiero un novio Orquesta Típica Victor Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-44457 10-in. Winter 1929 Sevilla Orquesta Adolfo Carabelli Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-44458 10-in. Winter 1929 Si lo supiera mamá Orquesta Adolfo Carabelli Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-44462 10-in. Spring 1929 San Antonio Orquesta Adolfo Carabelli Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-44492 10-in. Spring 1929 Si lo supiera mamá Troupe Oxford Vocal chorus, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-44493 10-in. Spring 1929 Malvaloca Troupe Oxford Vocal chorus, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-44494 10-in. Spring 1929 Sevilla Troupe Oxford Vocal chorus, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-44495 10-in. Spring 1929 Portuguesa Troupe Oxford Vocal chorus, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-44505 10-in. Spring 1929 Malvaloca Orquesta Adolfo Carabelli Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-44507 10-in. Summer 1929 Portuguesa Orquesta Adolfo Carabelli Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BAVE-44545 10-in. Summer 1929 Mamá yo quiero un novio Salvador Grupillo ; Carlos Marcucci Bandoneón duet composer  
Victor BAVE-44794 10-in. Fall 1929 Hombrecito Alberto Vila Male vocal solo, with guitars composer  
Victor BAVE-44843 10-in. Fall 1929 Tilín-tilón Alberto Gómez ; Augusto "Tito" Vila Male vocal duet, with guitars composer  
Victor BAVE-44857 10-in. Fall 1929 Hombrecito Roberto Díaz ; Orquesta Típica Victor Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BAVE-60048 10-in. Winter 1930 Buenos días Alberto Gómez ; Augusto "Tito" Vila Male vocal duet composer  
Victor BAVE-60134 10-in. Apr. 1930 Palán Palán Troupe Oxford Vocal chorus composer  
(Results 1-25 of 78 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Collazo, Ramón," accessed August 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116931.

Collazo, Ramón. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116931.

"Collazo, Ramón." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 August 2021.

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