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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 51-75 of 458 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-25446 10-in. 6/30/1921 Honolulu honey Charles Hart ; Elliott Shaw Male vocal duet, with instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-25447 10-in. 11/4/1925 Wailana waltz Frank Ferera ; John K. Paaluhi Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25447 10-in. 6/30/1921 Drowsy waters Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25455 10-in. 7/7/1921 Somewhere in Honolulu Hawaiian Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25476 10-in. 8/30/1921 South Sea isles Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25484 10-in. 9/7/1921 Dream kiss Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25485 10-in. 9/7/1921 Somewhere in Honolulu Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25655 10-in. 10/18/1921 Kawaihau waltz Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25656 10-in. 10/18/1921 Hawaiian melodies Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25692 10-in. 11/4/1921 Ka-lu-a Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-25931 10-in. 1/3/1922 Ka-lu-a Edna Brown ; Elliott Shaw Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra and 2 guitars (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-27061 10-in. 11/2/1922 'Neath the South Sea moon Lambert Murphy Male vocal solo, with piano, guitar, and orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-29704 10-in. 3/13/1924 Sad Hawaiian sea Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-29705 10-in. 3/13/1924 Hula hula dream girl Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-29709 10-in. 3/14/1924 Hula Lou Frank Ferera ; The Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with steel guitar instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor B-30312 10-in. 6/23/1924 Waikiki is calling me Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-30313 10-in. 6/23/1924 Moana chimes Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor B-31003 10-in. 10/10/1924 Ukulele Lou Frank Richardson Male vocal solo, with guitar, steel guitar, and ukulele instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor B-32059 10-in. 3/5/1925 St. Louis blues Frank Ferera ; John K. Paaluhi Steel guitar duet instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Victor B-32062 10-in. 3/5/1925 Isles of Oahu Frank Ferera ; John K. Paaluhi Hawaiian steel guitar duet instrumentalist, steel guitar, composer  
Victor BVE-33354 10-in. 8/28/1925 Love dream of Lula Lu Frank Ferera ; John K. Paaluhi Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-33355 10-in. 8/28/1925 Pearl of Hawaii Frank Ferera ; John K. Paaluhi Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-33568 10-in. 10/14/1925 On a slow train through Arkansaw Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with guitar instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-33569 10-in. 10/14/1925 They're always in the way Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-33570 10-in. 10/14/1925 Pretty little honey Lou Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 51-75 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.

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

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