About the Composer

Juan Buencamino (View Compositions)

March 30, 1899 -

Birth Place: San Miguel de Mayumo, Bulacan

Juan Buencamino learned harmony and solfeggio from his grandfather, Fortunato. At the age of eight, he moved to Manila where he studied at the Colegio de Tiples at the Cathedral. He studied piano under Maestro Pedro Eloriaga and Dr. Francisco Santiago in 1925, then in 1927, Buencamino went to the Chicago Musical College in the United States where he joined and won the International Piano Contest.