Charles Edward King was born in Honolulu on January 29, 1874, and he passed away at the age of 76 in Elmhurst, New York, on February 27, 1950.
One of the 14 members of the 1st graduating class of Kamehameha Schools, Charles E. King became one of the foremost composers of Hawaiian music.
Through his composing, lecturing, writing, teaching, publishing, recording, radio work, and arranging, he has exerted considerable influence on the development of Hawaiian music.
Today, we’ll listen to some of our favorite selections from the recorded legacy of Charles E. King.
This week's playlist:
1- Kamehameha Waltz – Charles E. King’s Male Chorus
2- E Lili’u E – King’s Hawaiians
3- Na Lei O Hawaii – King’s Hawaiians
4- Pehea Ho’i Au – King’s Hawaiians
5- Pili Me ‘Oe – King’s Hawaiians
6- Leilehua – Prince of Hawaii Chorus
7- Imua Kamehameha – Prince of Hawaii Chorus
8- Uheuhene – Hal Aloma Orch w/ CE King
9- Malama, Pulama, Hi’ipoi - Hal Aloma Orch w/ CE King
10- Eleu Mikimiki - Hal Aloma Orch w/ CE King
11- Ke Kali Nei Au - Hal Aloma Orch w/ CE King
Length: 53:52 Released on: 06-21-2013 Artist/Compiled by: Charles E. King