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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 126-150 of 458 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 77826 10-in. 5/16/1918 Funiculi-funicula Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 77827 10-in. 5/17/1918 Santa Lucia Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 77883 10-in. 6/12/1918 Maria, Maria Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 77884 10-in. 6/12/1918 Kawaihau waltz Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 77886 10-in. 6/13/1918 In the heart of Hawaii Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 77887 10-in. 6/13/1918 Malanai anu ka makani (Lanai's cold winds) Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 77888 10-in. 6/13/1918 Just a-wearyin' for you Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio instrumentalist, banjo  
Columbia 77941 10-in. 6/29/1918 Waters of Venice Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 77947 10-in. 7/9/1918 Patriotic medley Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 77948 10-in. 7/9/1918 Break the news to Mother Frank Ferera ; Helen Louise Steel guitar duet instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79030 10-in. 3/8/1920 Drowsy waters Louise and Ferera Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79052 10-in. 3/16/1920 He lei no kaiulani Louise and Ferera Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79053 10-in. 3/16/1920 Hapa haole hula girl Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79090 10-in. 3/30/1920 Mahina malamalama Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79091 10-in. 3/30/1920 Beautiful Hawaii Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79093 10-in. 4/1/1920 On the beach at Waikiki Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79094 10-in. 4/1/1920 Hawaiian medley Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79107 10-in. 4/7/1920 Hunika Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79108 10-in. 4/7/1920 Hawaiian hotel Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79132 10-in. 4/20/1920 Till we meet again Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian), with orchestra instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79133 10-in. 4/20/1920 Hawaiian medley Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79137 10-in. 4/23/1920 Kilima Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79138 10-in. 4/23/1920 Wild flower Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79157 10-in. 5/4/1920 Everybody hula Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79158 10-in. 5/4/1920 Hawaiian medley two-step Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
(Results 126-150 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

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