|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|
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.
- Historia de la Marcha Nacional Filipino Full text document written by Julian Felipe on the history of the Philippine National Anthem