Everybody should play and have a 'UKE'. — George Harrison

Geschichte der Ukulele


  • The Ukulele and You — Online-Ausstellung des Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad (Kalifornien) mit vielen Hinweisen zur Geschichte des Instruments


  • Beloff, Jim: The Ukulele: A Visual History. Backbeat Books 2003
  • Drozd, Karen S.: The Hawaiian 'Ukulele: its players, makers, teachers and continuity in traditional transmission processes. M.A. Thesis, University of Hawaii, 1998
  • King, John; Tranquada, Jim: The 'Ukulele: A History. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press. 2012
  • Jähnichen, Gisa: „The History of the 'Ukulele 'Is Today'“. In: Gillespie, Kirsty; Treloyn, Sally; Niles, Don (Hgg.): A Distinctive Voice in the Antipodes: Essays in Honour of Stephen A. Wild. Canberra: Australian National University 2017, S. 375–405.
  • Nishigaki Harutake 西垣成雄: Marugoto Issatsu Ukurere 丸ごと1冊ウクレレ, Ei-Verlag 枻出版社 2004 (ISBN 9784777901333)
  • Walsh, Tom; King, John: The Martin Ukulele: The Little Instrument That Helped Create a Guitar Giant. Hal Leonard 2013 (ISBN 9781476868790)