H. Berger

Henry or Henri Berger (August 4, 1844 – October 14, 1929) was a Prussian Kapellmeister, composer and royal bandmaster of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi from 1872 to 1915.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 4, 1844 (Berlin), Died October 14, 1929 (Honolulu)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1904 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, arranger, trumpet

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-2392 10-in. 3/22/1905 Hawai ponoi Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor B-15493 10-in. 12/12/1914 Kohala march David K. Kaili ; Pale K. Lua Guitar duet (Hawaiian), unaccompanied composer  
Victor B-19193 10-in. 2/19/1917 Hawaiian medley no. 2 E. K. Rose Guitar solo (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor B-20849 10-in. 10/11/1917 Ua like no a like Tandy MacKenzie Male vocal solo, with orchestra (Hawaiian) arranger  
Victor BVE-89130 10-in. 4/10/1935 Hilo march Royal Hawaiian Band Band (Hawaiian) arranger  
Victor BVE-89133 10-in. 4/10/1935 Hawaii ponoi Royal Hawaiian Band Band (Hawaiian) composer  
Victor BS-019697 10-in. 2/21/1938 Hilo march Honoluans ; Daivd Kaonohi Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) arranger  
Victor BS-022645 10-in. before 4/27/1938 Hawaii ponoi Royal Hawaiian Band Re-recording : Band (Hawaiian) composer  
Columbia 39804 10-in. 2/2/1915 Ua like no a like Toots Paka Hawaiian Company Male vocal and instrumental ensemble, with guitar and/or ukulele (Hawaiian) arranger  
Columbia 45862 10-in. 7/16/1915 Ua like no a like Pale K. Lua Steel guitar solo (Hawaiian) arranger  
Columbia 46877 10-in. 6/22/1916 Kaui kahio medley George Kalaluhi's Hawaiians Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) arranger  
Columbia 77301 10-in. 8/29/1917 Hawaiian echoes Frank Ferera ; Irene Greenus ; Helen Louise Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) arranger  
Columbia 80394 10-in. 6/10/1922 Ua like—noa like Ferera's Hawaiian Instrumental Quartet Instrumental quartet (Hawaiian) arranger  
Columbia W146652 10-in. 5/18/1928 Hilo march Charlie Wilson Trio Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) composer  
Columbia W147814 10-in. 1/18/1929 Hilo Andrew Aiona's Saxophone Trio ; Sol Hoopii's Novelty Trio Instrumental trio and saxophone trio (Hawaiian), with vocal solo composer  
OKeh 431 10-in. ca. Oct. 1918 Kohala march Hawaiian Troupe Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) composer  
OKeh S-71001 10-in. Nov. 1922 Hawaii ponoi Prince Lei Lani Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio composer  
OKeh S-71573 10-in. May 1923 Kohala march Ferera and Franchini Guitar duet (Hawaiian) composer  
OKeh W402315 10-in. 3/14/1929 Kohala march Scottdale String Band String band composer  
Brunswick LAE163-LAE164 10-in. Mar. 1928 Hilo march Johnny Noble's Hawaiians ; Moke Trio ; M. K. Moke Instrumental ensemble, with steel guitar solo and guitar trio (Hawaiian) composer  
Edison 5090 10-in. 10/24/1916 Kaala Ford Hawaiians Male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Edison 5097 10-in. 10/26/1916 Kohala march Ford Hawaiians Instrumental trio (Hawaiian) composer  
Edison 5107 10-in. 10/27/1916 Ellis march Ford Hawaiians Instrumental duet (Hawaiian) composer  
Gramophone 123h 10-in. ca. 1904 Aufziehen der Schlosswache Seidler's Orchester Orchestra, with trumpet solo instrumentalist, trumpet  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Berger, H.," accessed May 25, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111709.

Berger, H.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 25, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111709.

"Berger, H.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 25 May 2024.

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