George de Fretes was a musician from Indonesia who found fame in the Netherlands. Like his fellow countrymen Ming Luhulima and Rudi Wairata, he found sizable popularity in the Netherlands and Europe playing Hawaiian music. De Fretes came from the Maluku Islands, Indonesia and was born 23 December 1921 in Bandung. He was married to Joyce Aubrey and together they had a daughter Wanda, who was born in Bandung, Indonesia in 1946 and became a recording artist, like her musical parents.
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Indonesian artist, born in Bandoeng on December 23, 1921. From a young age he started to teach himself to play ukulele and Hawaiian guitar, by listening to records by Sol Hoopii and Andy Iona Long. In 1938 he formed The Royal Hawaiian Quintet, which became The Royal Hawaiian Minstrels one year later. With both this band and various other ones he continued to perform in Indonesia during the 1940s and 1950s.
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|B2||Perkenang Panah Air|
|B5||Solo Diwaktu Malam|
- Arranged By – George de Fretes (tracks: B4)
- Composed By – George de Fretes, Soetedjo (tracks: B5)
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|DQY 862 511, 885 309 TY||George de Fretes And His Krontjong Minstrels||Arjati (LP)||Decca, Decca||DQY 862 511, 885 309 TY||Netherlands||Unknown|
|885 309 TY||George de Fretes And His Krontjong Minstrels||George de Fretes And His Krontjong Minstrels (LP)||Decca||885 309 TY||Netherlands||Unknown|
|236 587||George de Fretes And His Krontjong Minstrels||Popular Music Of Indonesia (LP)||Polydor||236 587||UK||1968|
|370 012 NU||George de Fretes And His Krontjong Minstrels||George de Fretes And His Krontjong Minstrels (LP)||Decca||370 012 NU||Netherlands||Unknown|
|none||George de Fretes And His Krontjong Minstrels||Indonesian Folklore (12xFile, MP3, Album, 320)||... And More Bears||none||2011|