Leandro Locsin

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Birthday
15, 1928
Birthplace
Philippines
Death Date
Nov 15, 1994 (66)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
15, 1928
Birthplace
Philippines
Death Date
Nov 15, 1994 (66)

About

Architect and interior designer who created the Theater of Performing Arts at the Cultural Center of the Philippines. He was known for his simple designs and use of concrete and floating volume.

Before Fame

He studied with De La Salle University in 1935, but World War II forced him back to his hometown. He was a talented pianist who considered a career in music.

Trivia

He was named a National Artist of the Philippines for Architecture in 1990 by President Corazon C. Aquino.

Family Life

His grandfather was the first governor of Silay City, Negros Occidental. He married Cecilia Lulo and had two children, one of whom also became an architect.

Associated With

He and Vanessa Minnillo were both born in the Philippines.