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Frank Ferera

Frank Ferera (June 12, 1885 - June 26, 1951) was a Hawaiian musician who recorded successfully between 1915 and 1930. He was the first star of Hawaiian music and influenced many later artists.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 12th, 1885 (Honolulu)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: guitar, steel guitar, leader, composer, ukulele, banjo, songwriter, conductor

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 458 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-16600 10-in. 10/5/1915 Kawaihau waltz Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-16601 10-in. 10/5/1915 Moe uhane waltz Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-16633 10-in. 10/11/1915 On the beach at Waikiki medley Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-16634 10-in. 10/11/1915 My bird of paradise Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-16635 10-in. 10/11/1915 Medley of Hawaiian choruses Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-17701 10-in. 5/18/1916 Song to Hawaii Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-17702 10-in. 5/18/1916 Hawaiian hula medley Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-17750 10-in. 5/29/1916 Pua carnation Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-17751 10-in. 5/29/1916 Kamehameha Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-17752 10-in. 5/29/1916 Waikiki mermaid medley Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-17760 10-in. 5/29/1916 Hawaiian Portuguese tango Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-17766 10-in. 5/29/1916 Maui aloha Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-17979 10-in. 7/13/1916 On the South Sea isle Sterling Trio Male vocal trio, with orchestra and guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-17990 10-in. 7/18/1916 Waiu luliluli Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-17991 10-in. 7/18/1916 Kai maia o ka maoli Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-17992 10-in. 7/18/1916 Southern blues Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-17993 10-in. 7/18/1916 Hawaiian echoes medley Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-18302 10-in. 8/11/1916 On the beach at Waikiki Wright and Dietrich Female-male vocal duet, with ukulele and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-18303 10-in. 8/11/1916 Lei aloha Wright and Dietrich Female-male vocal duet, with ukulele and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-18304 10-in. 8/11/1916 My own Iona Wright and Dietrich Female-male vocal duet, with ukulele and guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-18305 10-in. 8/11/1916 My luau girl Wright and Dietrich Female-male vocal duet, with ukulele and guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-18409 10-in. 9/9/1916 Isles of aloha (Isles of love) Wright and Dietrich Female-male vocal duet, with 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-18410 10-in. 9/9/1916 Pua mohala Wright and Dietrich Female-male vocal duet, with guitars (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-18434 10-in. 9/16/1916 Dear old Honolulu Wright and Dietrich Female-male vocal duet, with 2 guitars and ukuleles instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-18435 10-in. 9/16/1916 My Honolulu hula girl Wright and Dietrich Female-male vocal duet, with 2 guitars and ukuleles instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 1-25 of 458 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ferera, Frank," accessed October 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106996.

Ferera, Frank. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106996.

"Ferera, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106996

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