The famous epic, Florante at Laura, is regarded as his defining work. Early life. Francisco Baltazar was born on April 2, 1788 in Barrio Panginay, Bigaa, Bulacan as the youngest of the four children of Juan Baltazar, a blacksmith, and Juana de la Cruz.
y de la Cruz (April 2, 1788 – February 20, 1862), also known as Francisco Baltazar, was a prominent Filipino poet, and is widely considered as one of the greatest Filipino literary laureate for his impact on Filipino literature. The famous epic, Florante at Laura, is regarded as his defining work.
04.11.2012 [Business Mirror] - Jay Gonzaga is the lead actor for Orosman at Zafira, a critically acclaimed contemporary reimagining of Francisco Balagtas's classic work directed by Dexter M. Santos, with original music by Carol Bello. “Theater has a way of teasing me and luring me
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