2. FUN FACTS ABOUT THIS
1.HE PLAYS THE
At the age of 12 Francisco learned how
to play the organ.
2.HE STUDIED AT LICEO DE
At age of 14 he started studying at
Liceo De Manila or known now as
Manila Central University.
3. FUN FACTS ABOUT THIS
3.HE TOOK UP A LOT OF
At Liceo De Manila he took up
composition and harmony under
Marcelo Adonay (1) and piano forte
under a Spanish music teacher.
4.HE DID NOT FINISH HIS
Francisco did not finish his education
for a reason that he became interested
4. FUN FACTS ABOUT THIS
5.HE IS A
In early 1900’s he taught music at the
Ateneo De Manila and at the Centro
Escolar De Senoritas.
He collaborated on the plays written
and produced by Aurello Tolentino.
5. FUN FACTS ABOUT THIS
He has two music style namely
Kundimans and Sarzuela.
8.HE IS A
In the 1940’s he started working as a
born at San Miguel
November 5, 1883.
He married Pilar
Luceno and had two
children that later
first learnt music from
on 16th of October
year 1952 due to
His parents are
Her mother, Luisa
Beltran was a singer
and his Father
Buencamino was a
church organist and a
8. HIS COMPOSED MUSIC LED TO…
• He won Posthumous Outstanding Composer Award on the
same year he died.
• A poem he composed in 1938 won the Far Eastern University
during one of the annual carnivals.
• His mayon concierto is considered as his magnum opus.
Begun in 1943 and finished in 1948. This composition had its
full rendition in February 1950 at the graduation recital of
Rosario Buencamino at the holy ghost College
9. HIS COMPOSED MUSIC LED TO…
• As musical director, he was involved in a number of
movies such as “Mabangong Bulalak”, “Ang ibong
Adarna”, “Mutya ng Pasig”, and “Alitaptap”.
• He is a Filipino composer who performed as a concert
pianist during the American Colonial Period.
• His piano works have become staples in the Philippines
reportoire of today’s performers. He ventured into
musical direction and scoring for films, composing
zarzuelas and kundiman.