Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Celerio, Levi

Levi Celerio(1910-2002), Philipino composer and lyricist. He was a prolific song-writer. In 1997 he was named National Artist of the Philippines for Music. He received a scholarship to the Academy of Music in Manila and became the youngest member of the Manila Symphony Orchestra. He wrote several number of songs for local movies, which earned for him the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Film Academy of the Philippines.

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