Rodolfo Dato

Rodolfo Dato

Rodolfo Dato (April 17, 1899 - October 11, 1955) was a Filipino lawyer, editor and educator from Baao, Camarines Sur. His book "Filipino Poetry", published in 1924, is one of the first anthologies of Filipino poets from 1911 to 1924. The book is regarded as the first published work to acknowledge the Filipino talents in English poetry writing in just about 20 years after the American occupation of the Philippines. He became the first Dean of Liberal Arts of the University of Nueva Caceres.

Philippine Folklore by Rodolfo Dato

Folklore and Myth by Rodolfo Dato

Folklore entitled “Bikol Paper No. 43 Bikol Songs by Rodolfo Dato” Manila, October, 1922. Why The Sky is Very High Long, long time ago, when the world was still young, the sky was so low, people on Earth would often…

Bikol Songs by Rodolfo Dato

Bikol Songs by Rodolfo Dato

Bikol Paper No. 43, Bikol Songs by Rodolfo Dato was compiled and translated in October 1922 Cadtong Sarong Aga Cadtong sarong aga sa bulan nin MayoAco nag pa duman buquid na harayo,Si doros may dara nin hamot na hamioNin si…

The University of the Philippines

11 1 The University of the Philippines

In just 20 years after the thomasite Marius John have learned about “I am (Ayam) is a dog” from Baao children, the Baaeños started tuning the lyre. This poem written by Rodolfo Dato, published on the Philippine Collegian (the official…

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