Interview with Pedro Aceron #1 3/12/87

This video contains b-roll footage and an interview with Pedro Aceron conducted by Chris Conybeare and Virgil Demain recorded on March 12, 1987 for Music from Filipino Camp. Video starts with b-roll footage of trains in a roundhouse. Topics of the interview with Aceron include how he first started playing music; how Aceron's friend convinced him to come to Hawaiʻi in the early 1900s; how he started his own orchestra at the age of 23; and getting paid playing in the taxi dance halls. Includes footage of Aceron playing the bandurria.

Languages: English


  • Public affairs

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