Pedro Felipe Figueredo

Pedro Felipe Figueredo Music Recordings and Sheet Music

  • Born
    18th February 1818
  • Died
    17th August 1870
  • Birthplace
    Bayamo, Cuba

Pedro Felipe Figueredo, mostly known as Perucho was a Cuban poet, musician, and freedom fighter of the 19th century. In the 1860s, he was active in the planning of the Cuban uprising against the Spanish known as the Ten Years' War. He wrote the Cuban national anthem, El Himno de Bayamo, in 1867. He was captured during the war and executed on August 17, 1870. His daughter Candelaria Figueredo became a hero of the uprising by carrying the new independent Cuban flag into battle at Bayamo in 1868.

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Instruments Voice(s) and Piano
Forms Anthem