Image Source: Wikipedia

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 26-50 of 458 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-18436 10-in. 9/16/1916 O'Brien is tryin' to talk Hawaiian Horace Wright Male vocal solo, with ukulele and 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-18454 10-in. 9/23/1916 Song to Hawaii Wright and Dietrich Female-male vocal duet, with ukulele and 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-18455 10-in. 9/23/1916 "My Hawaiian maid" medley Wright and Dietrich Female-male vocal duet, with ukulele and 2 guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-18619 10-in. 10/18/1916 Hawaiian Portuguese tango Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar, composer  
Victor B-18697 10-in. 11/27/1916 My Hawaiian sunshine Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell Male vocal duet, with orchestra and guitars instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-18829 10-in. 12/11/1916 On Honolulu Bay Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with guitars and orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-19057 10-in. 1/17/1917 Yaddie kaddie kiddie kaddie koo Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-19058 10-in. 1/17/1917 Everybody hula Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-20614 10-in. 8/10/1917 Aloha land Athenian Mandolin Quartet ; Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian), with mandolin quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-20615 10-in. 8/10/1917 Hawaii, I'm lonesome for you Athenian Mandolin Quartet ; Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian), with mandolin quartet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-21040 10-in. 11/2/1917 Christmas waltz Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian), with ukulele and flute instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-21041 10-in. 11/2/1917 La paloma Louise and Ferera Guitar duet (Hawaiian), with ukulele and flute instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-23827 10-in. 3/8/1920 Wild flower Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-23828 10-in. 3/8/1920 'O sole mio Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-23862 10-in. 3/19/1920 Alabama moon Hawaiian Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-24057 10-in. 5/14/1920 Hawaiian twilight Hawaiian Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-24058 10-in. 5/14/1920 One-two-three-four Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-24121 10-in. 4/12/1920 Beautiful Hawaii Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-24122 10-in. 4/12/1920 Bright moon waltz Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-24578 10-in. 11/24/1920 Hawaiian nights Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-24579 10-in. 11/24/1920 Let the rest of the world go by Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25068 10-in. 5/2/1921 Isle of Paradise Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25069 10-in. 5/2/1921 Drowsy head Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25444 10-in. 6/28/1921 Sweet Hawaiian girl of mine Charles Hart ; Elliott Shaw Male vocal duet, with instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25445 10-in. 6/28/1921 Dreamy paradise Hawaiian Trio Male vocal duet, with instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 26-50 of 458 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ferera, Frank," accessed October 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106996.

Ferera, Frank. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106996.

"Ferera, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

Feedback

Send the Editors a message about this record.