Diosa Costello

Juana de Dios Castrello, better known as Diosa Costello (April 23, 1913 – June 20, 2013), was a Puerto Rican entertainer, performer, producer and club owner, often referred to as "the Latin Bombshell".

Birth and Death Data: Born April 23, 1913 (Guayama), Died June 20, 2013 (Hollywood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

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


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia CO19382 10-in. 6/5/1936 Alma de mujer Pedro Marcano y su Orquesta Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Columbia CO19383 10-in. 6/5/1936 Cuando tú me querías : Bolero Pedro Marcano y su Orquesta Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal duet vocalist  
Decca 67848 10-in. 5/29/1940 Cachita Diosa Costello vocalist  
Decca 67849 10-in. 5/29/1940 Pa-ran-pan-pan Diosa Costello vocalist  
Decca 67850 10-in. 5/29/1940 El maraquero (Spic and Spanish) Diosa Costello vocalist  
Decca 67851 10-in. 5/29/1940 Mama Inez Diosa Costello vocalist  
Decca 67852 10-in. 5/29/1940 El manisero (Peanut vendor) Diosa Costello vocalist  
Decca 67853 10-in. 5/29/1940 Para vigo me voy (Say si si) Diosa Costello vocalist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Costello, Diosa," accessed May 19, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/309960.

Costello, Diosa. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 19, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/309960.

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

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