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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 101-125 of 458 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 46680 10-in. 4/1/1916 Hawaiian medley two-step Louise and Ferera Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 46813 10-in. 6/3/1916 Waiu luliluli Frank Ferera ; Sam Kainoa ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 46814 10-in. 6/3/1916 Hawaiian Frank Ferera ; Sam Kainoa ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) composer, instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 47293 10-in. 1/16/1917 He lei no Kaiulani Louise and Ferera Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 47294 10-in. 1/16/1917 Everybody's hula Louise and Ferera Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 47295 10-in. 1/16/1917 Pua carnation (Carnation flower) Louise and Ferera Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 47296 10-in. 1/16/1917 My sweet sweeting Louise and Ferera Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 47297 10-in. 1/16/1917 Palakiko blues Louise and Ferera Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 77104 10-in. 6/6/1917 Lelia Louise and Ferera Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 77105 10-in. 6/6/1917 Hawaiian dreams Louise and Ferera Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 77254 10-in. 8/14/1917 Aloha land Louise and Ferera Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 77255 10-in. 8/14/1917 Along the way to Waikiki Louise and Ferera Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 77300 10-in. 8/29/1917 Smiles, then kisses Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 77301 10-in. 8/29/1917 Hawaiian echoes Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 77370 10-in. 9/24/1917 La paloma Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 77378 10-in. 9/24/1917 Valse bleue Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 77462 10-in. 10/29/1917 The Missouri waltz Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 77463 10-in. 10/29/1917 Little Alabama coon Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 77658 10-in. 2/2/1918 My Hawaii (you're calling me) Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 77659 10-in. 2/2/1918 'O sole mio Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 77797 10-in. 4/29/1918 Somewhere in Hawaii Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 77798 10-in. 4/29/1918 Hawaiian breezes Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 77810 10-in. 5/4/1918 Kiss me again Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 77818 10-in. 5/8/1918 Maria, Mari' Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 77819 10-in. 5/8/1918 Arabian dreams Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
(Results 101-125 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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