A gallery of immortal ukulele performers . . .
*Click on the names to go to the definitive websites... (not mine)
George Formby (1904-1961)
Turned out nice again, hasn't it?
Cliff Edwards (1895-1971)
Ukulele Ike
The Wizard of the Strings
the Harmony Roy Smeck Vita-Uke (pictured)  was named for the Vitaphone Talkie process
Jimmie Rodgers (1897-1933)
The Singing Brakeman
with his Martin uke
Johnny Marvin (1897-1944)
Check out the Johnny Marvin uke with it's unique airplane bridge
Herbert Khaury (1932-1996)
aka Larry Love & Tiny Tim
Arthur Godfrey (1903-1983)
Responsible for the sale of millions of ukes in the 1950's
Harry Reser (1896-1965)
Although best known for his remarkable banjo skills, Mr. Reser was also a formidable ukulele player, and wrote several popular uke method books.
George Harrison (1943-2001)
A true friend of the ukulele community and a clandestine member
of the George Formby Society... Oh, and he once played in a band.
Ma and Pa (Jack & Myrtle)... 1943
My Mom... the first Uke player in the family
At Tuzigoot Ruins near her native Jerome Arizona
Dedicated to the memory of
Myrtle C. (Johnson) Schneider
Feb. 8, 1924 - Aug. 26, 2002
Jack L. C. Schneider
July 11, 1923 - Aug. 23, 2004
Mom's long-lost uke
May Singhi Breen  (1895-1970)
New York's Beloved Ukulele Lady
Composer, Arranger, Performer
with husband Peter DeRose
May Singhi Breen and Peter DeRose Monuments
Kensico Cemetery, Valhalla, Westchester Co., New York
Roy Smeck (1900-1994)
A P'Mico Banjo Ukulele Endorsed by May Singhi Breen
"The Ukulele Lady"
Breen/DeRose Sheet Music circa 1935
Israel Kamakawiwo'ole (1959-1997)
Hawaii's Beloved Bradda Iz
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