Princess Te Rangi Pai

Fanny Rose Howie (née Porter, 11 January 1868 – 20 May 1916), also known by her stage name Te Rangi Pai, was a New Zealand singer and composer. Of Māori descent, she identified with the Ngati Porou and Te Whanau-a-Apanui iwi. She was born in Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand, on 11 January 1868, the daughter of Thomas William Porter and Herewaka Porourangi Potae. "Hine E Hine" is her most famous composition.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 11th, 1868 (Tokomaru Bay), Died May 20th, 1916

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-43126 10-in. 3/6/1928 A Maori slumber song Frances Alda Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-43185 10-in. 3/28/1928 A Maori slumber song Frances Alda Soprano vocal solo, with piano composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Te Rangi Pai, Princess," accessed October 31, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100796.

Te Rangi Pai, Princess. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 31, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100796.

"Te Rangi Pai, Princess." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 31 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100796

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