Albert

Albert "Sonny" Cunha

Composer

1879 – 1933

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Who was Albert "Sonny" Cunha?

Albert "Sonny" Cunha was a Hawaiian composer, bandleader, pianist, singer, politician and entrepreneur. He was the first to popularize hapa haole music, a type of Hawaiian music with influences from popular music and with lyrics that are a combination of English and Hawaiian.

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Born
1879
Honolulu
Children
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Yale University
Died
1933

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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