How many days did Julian Felipe compose the Philippine National Anthem?
The Philippine National Anthem, Marcha Filipina Magdalo, composed by Julian Felipe, was first performed publicly on June 12, 1898, after the independence proclamation, by the Banda de San Francisco de Malabon. It had no lyrics yet.
It was the 1st time for the Philippine National Anthem to be performed publicly. Julian Felipe composed it in 6 days and had it played the day before Independence Day in the presence of Aguinaldo and 2 revolutionary generals.