Composer, pianist, and teacher, Nicanor Santa Ana
Abelardo was born in San Miguel de Mayumo, Bulacan, on
February 7, 1893. He was the son of a photographer,
Valentin Abelardo, and a church singer, Placida Santa Ana.
Who’s Nicanor Abelardo?
• At age five, the young Abelardo learned Solfeggio and
how to play the Banduria from his Father. A year later, he
was already able to play the William Tell Overture on the
guitar. At age 8, he already composed a waltz,” Ang
Unang Buko”, which he dedicated to his grandmother.
About Nicanor Abelardo
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Magbalik ka Hirang
1. Where was the birth place of Nicanor Abelardo?
2. How many compositions did he made?
3. Name one song/composition Nicanor Abelardo made.
4. What’s the complete name of Nicanor Abelardo?
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