SAN ALBERTO (Loperena)

Composer: William Loperena

William Loperena, O.P. Father William Loperena was born in Moca, Puerto Rico on December 14, 1935. He was the middle son of Evaristo Loperena Ortega and America Soto Hernández. Raised in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico where he studied at the Colegio San Carlos. He attended the diocesan seminar San Ildefonso in Aibonito, Puerto Rico. Eventually joined the Order of Preachers known as Dominicans on August 16, 1955. Studied philosophy in Dover, Massachusetts, Washington and theology in Nijmegen, Holland. He became an ordained priest in the Netherlands on September 25, 1961. In 1968, he composed a complete Catholic mass infused with cultural elements of Puerto Rico including folk music and deeply rooted traditions which he called Misa Jíbara th… Go to person page >

Arranger: Luis Olivieri

Puerto Rico, University and Seminary Professor, Baptist Minister Sing a New Song No. 3 by Patrick Prescod (Bridgetown, Barbados: Cedar Press, 1981) Go to person page >

Tune Information

Title: SAN ALBERTO (Loperena)
Composer: William Loperena
Arranger: Luis Olivieri
Meter: with refrain
Incipit: 12345 56545 51234
Key: C Major
Copyright: © Orden de Predicadores;Arr. © Luis Olievieri



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