Francisco Feliciano

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Francisco Feliciano (19 February 1941 – 19 September 2014) was a Filipino composer and conductor. He was a National Artist of the Philippines for Music.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Feliciano was born in 1941, in Morong, Rizal.[2]

Francisco Feliciano graduated from the University of the Philippines with a Masters in Music Composition. He went to the Hochschule der Kuenste in Berlin, Germany to obtain a diploma in Music Composition. He later attended Yale University School of Music and graduated with a Master of Musical Arts and a Doctorate in Musical Arts, Composition. His teachers in conducting were Arthur Weisberg and Martin Behrmann, while he studied composition under Jacob Druckman, Isang Yun, H.W. Zimmerman and Krzysztof Penderecki

Career[edit]

In 2014, Feliciano was named one of 12 National Artists of the Philippines, together with eleven other persons.[1]

List of works[edit]

Works and arrangements include for example:

  • Buksan mo ang aming mga labi (published 1982) [3]
  • Mass of Saint Andrew (published 1981) [4]
  • Pamugun (choral, with soprano solo. published 2002) [5]
  • Pokpok alimpako (chorus. published 2002) [6]
  • Three Visayan folksongs : for high voice (published 1998) [7]

Death[edit]

He died on September 19, 2014.

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Palace Declares New National Artists. Retrieved from the Philippine Daily Inquirer (20 June 2014)
  2. ^ Filscap honors Dadap, Buenaventura, Feliciano. Philippine Daily Inquirer, 6 September 2009
  3. ^ Liturgical; see OCLC 23572750.
  4. ^ See OCLC 422227396.
  5. ^ OCLC 808636564.
  6. ^ OCLC 225500955.
  7. ^ See e.g. OCLC 74931831.

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