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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 226-250 of 458 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W151641 10-in. 6/25/1931 Just a wreath of roses Honolulu Honeys Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W151642 10-in. 6/25/1931 Honolulu Lou Honolulu Honeys Instrumental trio (Hawaiian), with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W351079 10-in. 7/24/1931 When the moon comes over the mountain Frank Ferera's Hawaiian Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian), with male vocal solo leader  
Columbia W365030 10-in. 9/3/1931 Love letters in the sand Frank Ferera's Hawaiian Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian), with male vocal solo leader  
OKeh 118 10-in. approximately Apr. 1918 Wailana waltz Louise, Ferera, and Greenus Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh 119 10-in. approximately Apr. 1918 Hawaiian hula medley Louise, Ferera, and Greenus Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
OKeh S-7259 10-in. Feb. 1920 Hawaiian smiles Frank Ferera ; David K. Kaili Instrumental duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7260 10-in. Feb. 1920 Hula medley Frank Ferera ; David K. Kaili Instrumental duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7343 10-in. Mar. 1920 Beautiful Hawaii Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7344 10-in. Mar. 1920 Honolulu march Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7367 10-in. Apr. 1920 Kailima waltz Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7368 10-in. Apr. 1920 Wailana waltz Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7441 10-in. May 1920 Hilo march Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7442 10-in. May 1920 Honolulu Bay waltz Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
OKeh S-7486 10-in. June 1920 Mahina malamalama Ferera and Franchini Guitar and steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
OKeh S-7487 10-in. June 1920 Hawaiian Hotel Ferera and Franchini Guitar and steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
OKeh S-7499 10-in. July 1920 Kawaihau Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7500 10-in. July 1920 On the beach at Waikiki Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7518 10-in. Aug. 1920 Maui aloha Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7519 10-in. Aug. 1920 Kawaha Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7520 10-in. Aug. 1920 On Hilo Bay Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7530 10-in. Aug. 1920 Ua like no a like Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7531 10-in. Aug. 1920 The Missouri waltz Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7532 10-in. Aug. 1920 Aloha land Ferera and Franchini ; George Hamilton Green Guitar duet, with xylophone (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
OKeh S-7543 10-in. Aug. 1920 Honolulu rag Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
(Results 226-250 of 458 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ferera, Frank," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106996.

Ferera, Frank. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106996.

"Ferera, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 October 2020.

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

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