Ukuleles have been used by musicians for centuries, Ukuleles are one of the most versatile instruments in existence. 

The first ukuleles were made from hollowed out gourds.

n 1876, George Pease invented the modern ukulele. He was inspired by the Hawaiian instrument called the “ukulele pahu” (which means “slit gourd”). This type of ukulele had a wooden body with a slit at the top where strings passed through.