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RP Issues of 2009











2009, May 15.  Rodolfo S. Cornejo Birth Centenary

Filipino Musician, Composer

Litho Offset.  Amstar Company, Inc.  Perf. 14.

Singles, Sheets of 50  (10 x 5)



7p  Portrait of Rodolfo S. Cornejo with Music sheet in the background  -  Singles  (35,000)


First Day Covers:  Manila







Musician, Composer.  Received his Teacherís Diploma in piano (1930) and Teacherís Diploma in science and composition (1930) from the Conservatory of Music, University of the Philippines. He received Bachelor of Music major in piano and theory (1932) from the Chicago Musical College of Roosevelt University; Master of Music major in composition-conducting (1933); and Doctor of Music (honoris causa, 1954). He received his Doctor of Philosophy major in composition from the Neotarian College of Philosophy in Kansas City (1947). He served as pianist-director of a USO concert unit that entertained the Allied Forces at the E.T.O., the Marianas, and the Hawaiian Islands in World War II. Since 1978 he held concerts in the United States and appeared as composer-conductor at the Seattle Opera House and the Seattle Playhouse. He is listed in The International Whoís Who in Music. He died on August 11, 1991.  (On-Line Registry of Filipino Musical Artists and Their Works)




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