Francisco Arcellana





Francisco Arcellana


Born
in Sta. Cruz, Manila, Philippines
September 06, 1916

Died
August 01, 2002

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Francisco Arcellana (Zacarias Eugene Francisco Quino Arcellana) aka Frank V. Born on September 6, 1916 in Sta. Cruz Manila, he is the fourth of 18 children of Jose Arcellana y Cabaneiro and Epifanio Quino. He is married to Emerenciana Yuvienco with whom he has six children, one of whom, Juaniyo is an essayist, poet and fictionist. He received his first schooling in Tondo. The idea of writing occurred to him at the Tondo Intermediate School but it was at the Manila West High School (later Torres High School) that he took up writing actively as staff member of The Torres Torch, the school organ.

In 1932 Arcellana entered the University of the Philippines (UP) as a pre-medicine student and graduated in 1939 with a bachelor of philosophy in deg
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