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Charles E. King

Charles Edward King (January 29, 1874 – February 27, 1950) was an educator, Hawaii territorial legislator, and a songwriter who is most widely known as the composer of "Ke Kali Nei Au". King was inducted into the Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame in 1995.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 29th, 1874 (Nu‘uanu Pali), Died February 27th, 1950 (United States of America)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, arranger, songwriter, leader

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 166 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-32634 10-in. 5/15/1925 Imi au ia oe Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal duet composer  
Victor B-32635 10-in. 5/15/1925 Beautiful Kahana Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal duet (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor PBVE-42048 10-in. 3/2/1928 Na lei o Hawaii Kane's Hawaiians Vocal and instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) composer, lyricist  
Victor PBVE-50840 10-in. 4/18/1929 Maile laulii Keaumoku A. Louis Tropical Orchestra Vocal and instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor BVE-56815 10-in. 4/1/1930 Song of the islands Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo composer  
Victor BVE-57253 10-in. 12/12/1929 Song of the islands Wayne King Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BRC-71252 10-in. 1/18/1932 Song of the islands Mike Hanapi ; Ilima Islanders Vocal and instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-72631 10-in. 5/17/1932 Na pua o Hawaii The Paradise Islanders Male vocal trio, with instrumental trio (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor BS-76796 10-in. 9/5/1933 Song of the islands Hotel Walton Orchestra ; Vincent Travers Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor PBS-79240 10-in. 6/7/1934 Song of the island Charles Amalu Troupe Vocal and instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-81378 10-in. 2/13/1934 Song of the islands Biltmore Trio ; Eddie Bush Vocal and instrumental trio (Hawaiian) composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-89001 10-in. 3/13/1935 Beautiful Kahana Royal Hawaiian Girls Glee Club Female vocal chorus and female vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor BVE-89002 10-in. 3/13/1935 Pehea hoi an Royal Hawaiian Girls Glee Club Female vocal chorus, with instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-89031 10-in. 3/18/1935 Ke kali nei au Rosalie Flores ; Joseph Kamakau Hawaiian Orchestra ; Joseph Kamakau Instrumental ensemble, with female-male vocal duet (Hawaiian) lyricist, composer  
Victor BVE-89037 10-in. 3/19/1935 Pehea ho'i au Bina Mossman Glee Club Female vocal chorus (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor BVE-89039 10-in. 3/19/1935 Paauau Bina Mossman Glee Club Female vocal chorus, with female vocal solo (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor BVE-89047 10-in. 3/22/1935 Song of the islands Royal Hawaiian Girls Glee Club Female vocal chorus, with female vocal duet (Hawaiian) composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-89048 10-in. 3/23/1935 Ka ulua Bina Mossman Glee Club Female vocal chorus (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor BVE-89049 10-in. 3/23/1935 Lei ilima Bina Mossman Glee Club Female vocal chorus (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor BVE-89053 10-in. 3/23/1935 Mi nei Bina Mossman Glee Club Female vocal chorus (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor BVE-89058 10-in. 3/26/1935 Palola Sam Alama Hawaiians Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor BVE-89060 10-in. 3/27/1935 Pua carnation Jack Heleluhe ; The String Ensemble of the Royal Hawaiian Band ; Frank J. Vierra String ensemble, with male vocal solo (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor BVE-89065 10-in. 3/27/1935 Pidgin English John K. Panoke ; The String Ensemble of the Royal Hawaiian Band ; Frank J. Vierra String ensemble, with male vocal solo (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor BVE-89076 10-in. 4/1/1935 Aloha oe e kuu lei Bina Mossman Glee Club Female vocal chorus (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor BVE-89116 10-in. 4/6/1935 Na alii Bishaw's Serenaders Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) composer  
(Results 1-25 of 166 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "King, Charles E.," accessed August 4, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107029.

King, Charles E.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 4, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107029.

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