Quantcast
pork barrel

Did you know: Poet Jose de la Cruz



Today, Dec. 21, is the 266th birth anniversary of the late poet and playwright Jose de la Cruz, more popularly known as Huseng Sisiw. Born in 1746 in Tondo, Manila, some of his poems include “Awa sa Pag-Ibig” and “Sayang na Sayang.” His “Conde Rodrigo de Villas” is considered to be his best dramatic work. He died on March 12, 1829.—Schatzi Quodala, Inquirer Research


Follow Us




Recent Stories:

Complete stories on our Digital Edition newsstand for tablets, netbooks and mobile phones; 14-issue free trial. About to step out? Get breaking alerts on your mobile.phone. Text ON INQ BREAKING to 4467, for Globe, Smart and Sun subscribers in the Philippines.

Tags: anniversaries , History , Huseng Sisiw , Jose de la Cruz , Philippines , Playwright , poet




Copyright © 2014, .
To subscribe to the Philippine Daily Inquirer newspaper in the Philippines, call +63 2 896-6000 for Metro Manila and Metro Cebu or email your subscription request here.
Factual errors? Contact the Philippine Daily Inquirer's day desk. Believe this article violates journalistic ethics? Contact the Inquirer's Reader's Advocate. Or write The Readers' Advocate:
c/o Philippine Daily Inquirer Chino Roces Avenue corner Yague and Mascardo Streets, Makati City, Metro Manila, Philippines Or fax nos. +63 2 8974793 to 94
Advertisement
Advertisement
Marketplace
Advertisement