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Jose Isaac and Josefina Maronilla Velasco
03.28.2009, 15:24
Filed under: Calleja

The couple enriched the musical culture of Libon.

Jose Isaac (1911 – 1984) a native of Bato, Camarines Sur, married Josefina Maronilla Velasco (1909 – 1989, the daughter of Vicente Velasco and Bridiga Maronilla of Libon, Albay. This musical union bore two sons, Antonio and Manuel.

Lolo Jose was an expert clarinet- and violin- player while Lola Pining was a versatile pianist. They taught the children of Libon to play banduria, ukelele, guita, piano. They organized various recitals, choirs, rondallas and other musical groups. Lolo Jose, a prominent member of the Mirabueno band, composed “Santiago de Libon”, his opus, which is played during the town fiests and Holy Week celebrations today.

Family History Research Notes

1. “Maronilla-Velasco-Isaac Family“.  Municipality of Libon official site.  Date accessed:  02 August 2010.
2. Jose and Josefina Velasco’s Family Tree can be found on Geni.com.

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Is the Jose Maronilla of this geneology the one
graduated from UP High School in 1949, and was
an accomplised swimmer? If so, would someone
arrange to have him shoot an E-Mail message to
me at wltrbtlr@cox.net? I was one of his classmates with the Class of ’49.

Comment by Walter R Butler

hi walter. i have about 4 jose maronillas in my data base. one was born in 1948, so that brings me down to 3. unfortunately, i don’t have enough data to confirm if any of the 3 is the man you are looking for. i will keep this in my vista and let you know if i unearth anything. thanks for visiting my site!

Comment by Mona




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