the links below to view video segments from an April
2011 interview by Todd Posadas with Beda Regalario,
who is best represented as a musician with a young soul.
Here Beda has photos of him as the pianist for Jazz bands all over the world.
Complete video of interview with Beda Regalario, edited by Todd Posadas
Beda talks about his schooling and the years of the
Japanese occupying his local town.
In this photo Beda was preparing food for his grandchildren
US Liberation of the Philippines
Beda talks about how great it was when the American planes flew over head and how the Japanese left so quickly. He also goes into his career and his marriage as well.
Here is a photo with Beda playing the piano, and me and his wife, my grandmother, MaryBeth (known as MommyBeth to me)
Coming to America
Beda talks about how he met his wife, more about his schooling and about him being a musician and traveling all around the world. And his immigration from the Philippines, to Hong Kong, and to America.
Beda's Grandchildren at play.
Beda speaks about the Marcos Regime and how little effect it had on him being that he was in Hong Kong, but he recalls the hardships endured by his family during martial law when he was traveling.
Beda's Daughter and Son-in-Law petitioned him to come to America.
Pianist at Heart
Beda Plays How You Look Tonight
Beda displays his affinity for music and Jazz.
by Eric Brenner, Skyline College, San Bruno, CA
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