Freddie Aguilar

Freddie Pascual Aguilar ( born February 5, 1953) is a Filipino folk-rock musician and songwriter. Most of his songs are in Pinoystil, where Aguilar was among the first musicians who westernized music combined with the local Tagalog language. With his song Anak ( Tagalog for 'child' ) he won in 1978, the finals of the Metro Manila Popular Song Festival. This song was a hit far beyond the Philippines addition, in Germany the song reached number 39 in 1980, in the Netherlands, 2nd place The song was titled " Child " by Michael Holm and later was covered by the Kelly Family under the entitled " All children need friends ." In 1986, he sang Bayan Ko, a song that used the opposition in the fight against Ferdinand Marcos.

Freddie Aguilar writes many socially critical songs, but love songs. He writes and composes his songs not only himself, but he arranged and produced it as well. In July 2009, Freddie Aguilar opened "Ka Freddie's Music Bar and Restaurant " in Manila / Malate. Mid-2013, he then moved his Music Bar to Quezon City (120 Tomas Morato Ave. Cor. Kamuning Road). He himself takes place there every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

Due to its success influenced Freddie Aguilar numerous musicians in East Asia, constituted the respective native texts to traditional western music.

Known songs

  • Anak, Magdalena, Huwag, Himig, Sayang Imelda, Olongapo, Trabaho, Mahal Kita, Mindanao