Oscar de la Renta’s passing on Oct. 20 marks the end of an era.
On the same day the monstrous rains of Typhoon “Mario” submerged Metro Manila, conductor-composer and National Artist for Music Francisco Feliciano quietly passed away after a long battle with cancer, which has reached stage 4. He was 73.
Italian tenor Carlo Bergonzi, considered one of the most authoritative interpreters of Verdi’s operas, has died at the age of 90.
San Beda’s official color is red; its varsity sports teams and student organizations have the word “red” incorporated in their respective names.
He may have left behind countless beautiful gowns and dresses, but veteran fashion designer Aureo Alonzo didn’t produce even a single booklet to chronicle his long, illustrious career that spanned more than 50 years. It began in the late 1950s in a modest shop on Oroquieta Street in Sta. Cruz, Manila.