February 11, 1861|
Santa Cruz, Manila, Captaincy General of the Philippines
|Died||September 15, 1942(aged 81)|
|Pen name||Lola Basyang|
|Language||Tagalog, Spanish, English|
|Alma mater||Colegio de San Juan de Letran, University of Santo Tomas|
|Notable works||Walang Sugat (literally "No Wounds", meaning "not wounded", with the concept of being "unscathed")|
|Children||Pedrito Reyes, Jose Reyes and Torcuato Reyes|
Reyes helped found the Liwayway magazine in 1922, and is recognized for pioneering the Tagalog literary renascence during his lifetime. His stories under the pen name Lola Basyang were the magazine's most widely read feature.
- 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
Reyes married his childhood friend Maria Paz Puato, and they had 17 children.
- "Looking Back : Anniversaries". Philippine Daily Inquirer. 5 January 2011. Retrieved 7 March 2011.
- Banham, Martin (1995). The Cambridge guide to theatre. Cambridge University Press. p. 852. ISBN 978-0-521-43437-9.
- "Did you know: Playwright Severino "Lola Basyang" Reyes". Inquirer. 9 February 2012.
- Asis, Raul. "'Walang Sugat' to be staged, Feb 11-13". Philippine Entertainment Portal. Retrieved 27 June 2011.
- Palafox, Queenie Ann (4 September 2012). "The Life and Drama of Severino Reyes". National Historical Commission of the Philippines.