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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 151-175 of 458 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 79193 10-in. 5/21/1920 Hawaiian twilight Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79194 10-in. 5/21/1920 Long ago Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79197 10-in. 5/21/1920 Honolulu Bay Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar, composer  
Columbia 79290 10-in. 6/18/1920 Romola Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79291 10-in. 6/18/1920 That naughty waltz Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79347 10-in. 7/16/1920 Aloha land Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79348 10-in. 7/16/1920 Pensacola waltz Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79517 10-in. 11/12/1920 Isle of Paradise Ferera and Franchini ; George Hamilton Green Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79702 10-in. 1/29/1921 Dreamy Hawaii Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79703 10-in. 1/29/1921 Sweet Luana Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 79713 10-in. 2/4/1921 Hawaiian blues Blossom Seeley Female vocal solo, with steel guitar duet and orchestra instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 80058 10-in. 11/9/1921 My Hawaiian melody Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 80059 10-in. 11/9/1921 Susquehanna shore Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar and guitar duet instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 80233 10-in. 3/11/1922 Hawaiian rainbow Vernon Dalhart ; Ferera and Franchini Male vocal solo, with steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 80457 10-in. 7/15/1922 Mahina malamalama waltz Ferera's Hawaiian Instrumental Quartet Instrumental quartet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 80458 10-in. 7/15/1922 Kawaihau waltz Ferera's Hawaiian Instrumental Quartet Instrumental quartet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 80574 10-in. 9/29/1922 Maui girl Frank Ferera Ukulele solo (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, ukulele  
Columbia 80575 10-in. 9/29/1922 Moanalua hula Frank Ferera Ukulele solo (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, ukulele  
Columbia 80910 10-in. 3/20/1923 One little smile Vernon Dalhart ; Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet, with male vocal solo and drums (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 80911 10-in. 3/20/1923 Honeymoon chimes Vernon Dalhart ; Ferera and Franchini Steel guitar duet, with male vocal solo and chimes (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 80982 10-in. 4/23/1923 Ala Moana Columbians Dance Orchestra De Luxe ; Ferera and Franchini Jazz/dance band, with steel guitar and guitar duet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 81294 10-in. 10/26/1923 One, two, three, four Ferera's Hawaiian Instrumental Quintet Instrumental quintet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 81295 10-in. 10/26/1923 Aloha oe Ferera's Hawaiian Instrumental Quintet Instrumental quintet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 81333 10-in. 11/8/1923 I still believe in you Ferera's Hawaiian Instrumental Quintet Instrumental quintet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
Columbia 81334 10-in. 11/8/1923 Love is all I ask of you Ferera's Hawaiian Instrumental Quintet Instrumental quintet (Hawaiian) instrumentalist, steel guitar  
(Results 151-175 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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