Ramon Santos

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Ramón Santos
Ramon Santos portrait.jpg
Santos in 2016
Born Ramón Santos
(1941-02-25) 25 February 1941 (age 75)
Pasig, Rizal, Philippine Commonwealth
Era Contemporary
Known for

Ramón Pagayon Santos (born 25 February 1941)[1] is a Filipino composer, musicologist and ethnomusicologist. He is a National Artist of the Philippines for music, and University Professor Emeritus of the composition and theory department the College of Music of the University of the Philippines Diliman.[2]


Santos was made a Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres in 1987.[1] In 2014 he was named one of six National Artists of the Philippines, together with five other persons.[3]


  1. ^ a b Lucrecia R. Kasilag. Santos, Ramon Pagayon. Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. Oxford University Press. Accessed June 2014. (subscription required)
  2. ^ Ramon P. Santos, PhD: University Professor Emeritus, Composition and Theory Department. College of Music, University of the Philippines Diliman. Accessed June 2013.
  3. ^ [s.n.] (22 June 2014). New National Artists declared. Philippine Information Agency. Accessed June 2013.