Severino Reyes

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Severino Reyes
Born (1861-02-11)February 11, 1861
Santa Cruz, Manila, Captaincy General of the Philippines
Died September 15, 1942(1942-09-15) (aged 81)
Pen name Lola Basyang
Occupation Writer
Language Tagalog, Spanish, English
Alma mater Colegio de San Juan de Letran, University of Santo Tomas
Genre Plays
Notable works Walang Sugat (literally "No Wounds", meaning "not wounded", with the concept of being "unscathed")
Children Pedrito Reyes, Jose Reyes and Torcuato Reyes

Severino Reyes (February 11, 1861 – September 15, 1942) was a Filipino writer, playwright, and director of plays. He used the pen name Lola Basyang.[1][2] He was nicknamed "Don Binoy". Reyes is known as the "Father of Tagalog Plays" and as the "Father of the Tagalog Zarzuela".[3]

Works[edit]

  • Ang Kalupi
  • Walang Sugat
  • R.I.P (Requiescat in Pace)
  • Mga Bihag ni Cupido
  • Ang Tunay na Hukom
  • Kalye Pogi
  • Ang Halik ni Hudas
  • Cablegrama Fatal
  • Puso ng Isang Pilipina
  • Ang Bagong Fausto
  • Filotea, o Ang Pag-aasawa ni San Pedro
  • Opera Italiana
  • San Lazaro
  • Alamat ng Lamok

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Looking Back : Anniversaries". Philippine Daily Inquirer. 5 January 2011. Retrieved 7 March 2011. 
  2. ^ Banham, Martin (1995). The Cambridge guide to theatre. Cambridge University Press. p. 852. ISBN 978-0-521-43437-9. 
  3. ^ Asis, Raul. "'Walang Sugat' to be staged, Feb 11-13". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 27 June 2011.