Julian Felipe

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Julian Felipe
composer of Lupang Hinirang
Birth Date : January 28, 1861
Birth Place : Cavite City, Cavite
Death Date: October 2, 1944
Death Place : Manila
Known for : Composer of the National Anthem of the Philippines
Occupation : Composer

Julian Felipe was the composer of the Philippine national anthem Lupang Hinirang. He was born in Cavite City, Cavite on January 28, 1861. A dedicated music teacher and composer, he was appointed by Emilio Aguinaldo as Director of the National Band of the First Philippine Republic. He died in Manila on October 2, 1944.

A bust of Felipe can be found in Cavite City located near San Sebastian College - Recoletos de Cavite.



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