Thursday, May 10, 2012

Santiago, Francisco

Francisco Santiago(1889-1947), Pilipino composer, known as "The Father of Kundiman Art Song". His masterpiece was the piano concerto, his most famous piece "Kundiman,(Anak-Dalita)", was sung upon the request of King Alfanso XIII before the Royal Court of Spain. He was named Univ. of Philippines Emeritus Professor of piano on May 25, 1946. He composed songs.

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