Did you know: Father of the Tagalog Short Story | Inquirer News
Close  

Did you know: Father of the Tagalog Short Story

/ 02:16 AM October 18, 2013

Dubbed “Father of the Tagalog Short Story,” Deogracias Rosario was born on Oct. 17, 1894, in Tondo, Manila. He wrote more than 80 short stories and was said to have written the first short story in Tagalog, “Kung Magmahal ang Makata,” which was published in 1914. He died on Nov. 26, 1936. Marielle Medina, Inquirer Research

ADVERTISEMENT

FEATURED STORIES
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Deogracias Rosario, Manila, short story, Tagalog, Tondo
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

News that matters

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.