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  • Julian Reyes Felipe (1861 - 1944)
    Julian R. Felipe was the composer of the music of the Filipino national anthem, formerly known as "Marcha Nacional Magdalo", now known as Lupang Hinirang. He was elected councilor of Cavite after the P...
  • Dolores Ignacio Paterno (1854 - 1881)
    Dolores Paterno was a Filipina composer famous for the song "La Flor de Manila" which was translated to Tagalog by Levi Celerio as "Sampaguita". The song was popular during the end of the 19th century ...
  • Purificacion Liwanag (deceased)
    Purificacion "Purita" Liwanag-Ponce Enrile was singer of kundimans and opera. She was a noted opera producer and produced such opera classics as Cavallaria Rusticana. Cose Fan Tute, La Traviata and La ...
  • Carmen Rosales (1917 - 1991)
    Januaria Constantino Keller, better known as Carmen Rosales, was a Filipina (her father was Swedish-American) dressmaker-turned-actress and a singer of Tagalog kundimans. She was crowned Miss Radio of ...
  • Julio Iglesias Jr.
    Julio Iglesias, Jr. is a Spanish model and singer.. More here: .

This sub-project aims to organize genealogical data on the Filipino musical artists and performers, who are Filipino or have Filipino lineage. Find similar projects at the master project page, Families of the Philippines.

Image: This logo adorned with the sun from the Philippines flag a Treble Clef was designed by Carl Cruz. Used with permission.

Among the international performance artists with Filipino ancestry are: Apl D Ap :: Darren Criss :: Vanessa Hudgens :: Enrique Iglesias :: Julio Iglesias Jr. :: Bruno Mars :: Nicole Scherzinger

C :: Garie Concepcion - singer :: Shryl Cruz - singer

F :: Julian Felipe - composer

G :: Isabella Gonzales - singer

L :: Kuh Ledesma - singer :: Purificacion Liwanag - singer :: Jo Ann Lorenzana - singer

O :: Apa Ongpin - bass player

P :: Dolores Paterno - composer :: Lovi Poe - singer

R :: Carmen Rosales - singer :: Karl Roy - lead singer "Advent Call"

S :: Armida Siguion-Reyna - singer

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