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Braulio Dueño-Colón

  • Birth 26 Mar 1854 San Juan, San Juan Municipality, Puerto Rico, USA
  • Death 4 Apr 1934 Bayamon, Bayamon Municipality, Puerto Rico, USA
  • Burial Bayamon, Bayamon Municipality, Puerto Rico, USA
  • Memorial ID 8534593

Compsoer. His father was a musician who encouraged the musical aspirations of his son. Between the ages of 14 and 23 he dedicated to his time to the creation of danceable music and regional pieces. He won First prize in a literary-musical contest in 1877. The most important contribution of Braulio Dueño-Colón to Puerto Rican culture were the collections of scholastic songs that wrote specifically for the schools of the country, with texts by the poets Virgilio Dávila and Manuel Fernandez Juncos. One of these songs was his famous "La Tierruca". He died in Bayamón, where he lived all of his life.

Bio by: Jose Ruiz-Alvarez


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  • Originally Created by: Jose Ruiz-Alvarez
  • Added: 19 Mar 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8534593
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Braulio Dueño-Colón (26 Mar 1854–4 Apr 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8534593, citing Cementerio Municipal Braulio Dueño Colón, Bayamon, Bayamon Municipality, Puerto Rico, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .