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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 76-100 of 458 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-33846 10-in. 11/4/1925 Hilo Frank Ferera ; John K. Paaluhi Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-33847 10-in. 11/4/1925 Hawaiian waltz medley Frank Ferera ; John K. Paaluhi Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-34350 10-in. 1/22/1926 Honolulu march Frank Ferera ; John K. Paaluhi Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-34656 10-in. 3/1/1926 Kohala march Frank Ferera ; John K. Paaluhi Guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-35161 10-in. 5/19/1926 Kilima waltz Frank Ferera ; John K. Paaluhi Guitar duet (Hawaiian), unaccompanied instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-37849 10-in. 3/11/1927 Aloha oe Hulda Lashanska Soprano vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and orchestra instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-40527 10-in. 10/31/1927 Hawaiian nights Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor BVE-40528 10-in. 10/31/1927 Aloma Hilo Hawaiian Orchestra Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor [Trial 1920-03-12-01] Not documented 3/12/1920 Alabama moon Hawaiian Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor [Trial 1922-09-15-02] 10-in. 9/15/1922 Maui waltz Frank Ferera Ukulele solo instrumentalist, ukulele  
Victor [Trial 1923-01-20-01] 10-in. 1/20/1923 Kono, part 1 Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor [Trial 1923-01-20-02] 10-in. 1/20/1923 Kono, part 2 Frank Ferera ; Anthony J. Franchini Guitar duet instrumentalist, guitar  
Victor [Trial 1923-12-01-01] 10-in. 12/1/1923 Twenty-five years from now Al Bernard Male vocal solo, with ukulele instrumentalist, ukulele  
Columbia 45886 10-in. 7/27/1915 My old Kentucky home Louise and Ferera Steel guitar and guitar duet instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 45887 10-in. 7/27/1915 Medley of Hawaiian waltzes Louise and Ferera Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 46309 10-in. 12/29/1915 Hapa haole hula girl Louise and Ferera Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 46310 10-in. 12/29/1915 On the beach at Waikiki Louise and Ferera Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 46313 10-in. 1/4/1916 Songs from Hawaii Louise and Ferera Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 46314 10-in. 1/4/1916 Manna kea Louise and Ferera Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 46674 10-in. 3/31/1916 Wailana waltz Louise and Ferera Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 46675 10-in. 3/31/1916 Hawaiian medley Louise and Ferera Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 46676 10-in. 3/31/1916 Ke aloha i hiki mai Louise and Ferera Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 46677 10-in. 3/31/1916 That ukalele band Louise and Ferera Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 46678 10-in. 4/1/1916 Hawaiian medley Louise and Ferera Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 46679 10-in. 4/1/1916 Hawaiian medley Louise and Ferera Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
(Results 76-100 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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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