Vera Virginia

Virginia Vera née Borioli (1898–1949) was an Italian-born Argentine singer, guitarist, composer and actress who gained fame in Buenos Aires from the mid-1920s. In addition to stage appearances, she became a popular singer on various radio stations and made many recordings. Strongly influenced by local folk music, her favorite genres were the tango, milonga and ranchera. She frequently composed the music for her songs.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 14, 1898 (Pavia), Died April 12, 1949 (Buenos Aires)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W370244 10-in. between 1930 and March 1932 Largalo Vera Virginia Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Columbia W370258 10-in. between 1930 and March 1932 Sin tu cariño Vera Virginia Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Columbia W370292 10-in. between 1930 and March 1932 Por un amor Vera Virginia Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Columbia W370293 10-in. between 1930 and March 1932 Sentimiento criollo Vera Virginia Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Columbia W370374 10-in. between 1930 and March 1932 El arreo Vera Virginia Female vocal solo, with guitars vocalist  
Columbia W370394 10-in. between 1930 and March 1932 Tristeza gaucha Vera Virginia Female vocal solo, with guitars vocalist  
Columbia W370418 10-in. between 1930 and March 1932 ¡Mis pobres sueños! Vera Virginia Female vocal solo, with guitars vocalist  
Columbia W370420 10-in. between 1930 and March 1932 El aeroplano Vera Virginia Female vocal solo, with guitars vocalist  
Columbia W370466 10-in. between 1930 and March 1932 Mentirosa Vera Virginia Female vocal solo, with guitars vocalist  
Columbia W370468 10-in. between 1930 and March 1932 ¿Por que lloras, muchacha? Vera Virginia Female vocal solo, with guitars vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Virginia Vera," accessed March 2, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/368738.

Virginia Vera. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 2, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/368738.

"Virginia Vera." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 2 March 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/368738

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