The Lady Composer Eladia Blazquez

Christian Mensing


Biography

This small abstract reproduces some information about the lady musician, pianist, guitarist, composer, author and song writer. The information about the popular and folk musician Eladia Blazquez is not very proof so it may not be used as a reference. However I bring together some biographic data.
1931 born on february, 24th in Avellaneda (Province Buenos Aires) as daughter of Spanish (andaluce) inmigrants.

4 years old 

demonstrates her outstanding musical abilities on a toy piano
acts later professionally at Radio Argentina singing folklore and
Spanish songs

9 years old 

buys with her income her first piano and receives from her mother a guitar
Due to the premature and fast progress in music lessons,
her teacher recommended her mother to let her develop by her own.
Today Eladia Blazquez argues she could have been a good concert
musician but would not have been a popular song writer.

teenager 

dedicates totally to the Spanish song,
tours through Latin America

1948 

makes her first long play record (RCA)
acts during the best audience time at Radio El Mundo
sharing with Osvaldo Fresedo, Dajos Bela and
Aníbal Troilo

1964 

Gradually she passes from the interpreter to the author:
the slow fox Humo y Alcohol was her first composition.
Shortly after that she presents her second LP
with only own compositions.
With the vals Río Río she definitely adopts the national
folklore into her spirit. A cycle of about 20 compositions like
Cuando el amor se va up to Si Buenos Aires no fuera asi
makes the transition to the tango.

1967 

Sueño de Barrilete was originally interpreted by
Miguel Saravia and recorded as tango first by Claudio Bergé
and later by Roberto Rufino.

1970 

She presents her first exclusively tango LP with only own
compositions and lyrics as well as singer.

1971 

She joins in Caño 14 a trio with Marconi, Murtagh and Stamponi
and sometimes alone at the piano or guitar.
At TV channel 7 she presents a longer recital.

1973 

She presents an other longer recital with own compositions
on the label Disco AZUR.
She is elected to the head staff of SADAIC

1975 

continues recording on Trova (third own record)

1977 

secretary of SADAIC, travelling to Spain, France and Italy

2005 

dies on August, 29.

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Discography

1957 Eladia Blazquez con Cuaarteto del Sur RCA Victor 10" (78 rpm) nº 1A-2048
 
A. Humo y Alcohol – Blues
B. Si tu volvieras – Slow
 
1962 Éxitos de Eladia Blazquez Music Hall S EP nº 1016
 
A.1. Soy de Madrid
A.2. El Querer
B.1. El Ricito - Mambo (Blazquez) 1950
B.2. El Manisero
 
1970 Buenos Aires y yo logo RCA Victor – AVLP-3972
1973 Yo la escribo y yo la vendo Disco AZUR Vinyl LP 22508
1975 Somos o no somos TROVA
1980 Si te viera Garay  
1980 Honrar la Vida EMI
1981 Eladia  
1992 Mercado  
1995 Con las alas del alma  
1995 Retratos sonoros  
1996 Clásicos populares  
1998 La mirada  
2004 Grandes Exitos  
2005 Eladia Blazquez  

Somos O No Somos (1975)

  1. Somos Como Somos logo
  2. A Un Semejante logo
  3. Patente De Piola logo
  4. Vamos En Montón
  5. El Coso Que Tira La Manga
  6. El Corazón Al Sur
  7. La Pasión Del Escolaso
  8. La Bronca Del Portero
  9. Doña Fiaca logo
  10. Porque Amo A Buenos Aires

Con Las Alas Del Alma( 1995)

  1. Con Las Alas Del Alma
  2. Siempre Se Vuelve A Bs. As.
  3. Milonga En El Viento
  4. Bien Nosotros
  5. Sin Piel logo
  6. Que Buena Fe logo
  7. Cualquiera De Estas Noches
  8. Te Llaman Soledad
  9. Un Semejante
  10. Prohibido Prohibir
  11. Argentina Primer Mundo
  12. El Angel Dormido
  13. Vivir En Buenos Aires
  14. Honrar La Vida

  1. Desnuda la ciudad
  2. Contame una historia
  3. Sin piel
  4. María de nadie logo
  5. Que buena fe logo
  6. Amor sin aventura

  7. Humano
  8. Sueño de barrilete logo
  9. Domingos de Buenos Aires
  10. Mi ciudad y mi gente
  11. Retazos
  12. Cerrame las ventanas

date of creation: February, 10th, 1999