Néstor Chayres

Néstor Mesta Cháyres (aka Nestor Chaires, Ciudad Lerdo, February 26, 1908 - Mexico City, June 29, 1971) was an acclaimed tenor in Mexico and a noted interpreter of Spanish songs, boleros and Mexican romantic music on the international concert stage. He was widely commended for his artistic renditions of the works of Agustín Lara and María Grever and was nicknamed "El Gitano de México".

Birth and Death Data: Born February 26, 1908 (Lerdo), Died June 29, 1971 (Mexico City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1946 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 27 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BAVE-082278 10-in. before 4/10/1947 Traicionera George Andreani ; Néstor Chayres Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BAVE-082279 10-in. before 4/10/1947 Canitas George Andreani ; Néstor Chayres Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BAVE-082280 10-in. before 4/10/1947 La vida castiga George Andreani ; Néstor Chayres Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor MBS-091037 10-in. before 8/2/1949 Porque te quiero Néstor Chayres ; Orquesta Gonzalo Cervera Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor MBS-091038 10-in. before 8/2/1949 Rocío Néstor Chayres ; Orquesta Gonzalo Cervera Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor MBS-091039 10-in. before 8/2/1949 La guapa Néstor Chayres ; Orquesta Gonzalo Cervera Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor MBS-091040 10-in. before 8/2/1949 Gitanillo Néstor Chayres ; Orquesta Gonzalo Cervera Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor MBS-092741 10-in. before 4/3/1951 Paso a paso Néstor Chayres ; Orquesta Gonzalo Cervera Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor MBS-092742 10-in. before 4/3/1951 El relicario Néstor Chayres ; Orquesta Gonzalo Cervera Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BAVE-093925 10-in. before 1/23/1951 La virgen de la Macarena Néstor Chayres ; Orquesta Vieri Fidanzini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BAVE-093926 10-in. before 1/23/1951 Tu valsecito Néstor Chayres ; Orquesta Vieri Fidanzini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BAVE-093935 10-in. before 2/20/1951 Esperándote Néstor Chayres ; Orquesta Vieri Fidanzini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BAVE-093936 10-in. before 2/20/1951 Júrame Néstor Chayres ; Orquesta Vieri Fidanzini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D9XB-0984 10-in. 3/23/1949 Alma mía Néstor Chayres ; Henri René Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D9XB-0985 10-in. 3/23/1949 No espero nada de tí Néstor Chayres ; Henri René Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D9XB-0986 10-in. 3/23/1949 Rayito de luna Néstor Chayres ; Henri René Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor D9XB-0987 10-in. 3/23/1949 Campanitas en mi alma Néstor Chayres ; Henri René Orchestra Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor VE-243 10-in. before 3/10/1948 Hoy no quisiera vivir Néstor Chayres ; Orquesta Radio Caracas Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Victor VE-244 10-in. before 3/10/1948 Por eso sí te digo Néstor Chayres ; Orquesta Radio Caracas Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  
Decca 73528 4/26/1946 Lamento gitano Néstor Chayres vocalist  
Decca 73529 4/26/1946 El relicario Néstor Chayres vocalist  
Decca 73530 4/26/1946 Princesita Néstor Chayres vocalist  
Decca 73531 4/26/1946 Ay, ay, ay Néstor Chayres vocalist  
Decca 73544 4/30/1946 Oracion caribe Néstor Chayres vocalist  
Decca 73545 4/30/1946 La morena de mi copla Néstor Chayres vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 27 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Chayres, Néstor," accessed July 15, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/308233.

Chayres, Néstor. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 15, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/308233.

"Chayres, Néstor." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 15 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/308233

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