Kalama, Benny

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Name
Kalama, Benny Gender: M
Benjamin Kapena Kalama
born on 29 June 1916 at 04:30 (= 04:30 AM )
Place North Kohala, Hawaii, 20n11, 155w49
Timezone HST h10w30 (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 07°30' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 28°34 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 26°03'



Biography

American singer with a honey-voiced falsetto, credited with discovering and nurturing Alfred Apaka. He was part of several groups. Until the day Apaka died, Kalama was coaching and arranging music for him. Kalama died on 21 September 1999 at age 83 in Honolulu.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • (has as) mentor relationship with Apaka, Alfred (born 19 March 1919)

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield provided birth certificate.

Categories

  • Traits : Body : Race (Hawaiian father, Portuguese mother)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 83)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Composer/ Arranger
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Folk Music
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Group/ Duo
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Ukulele, bass guitar, steel guitar)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Music teacher
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc. (Falsetto)