John Gokongwei Quotes

I played the piano as a boy for six years, from the time I was six to 12 years old. My piano lessons ended when my father died because our family had no more money. I used to have a mestiza teacher. She'd come once a week to teach me piano lessons, and she'd bribe me each time with an apple; otherwise, I wouldn't play.

 
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  • Born: August 11, 1926
  • Nationality: Filipino
  • Profession: Businessman

John L. Gokongwei Jr. (traditional Chinese: 吳奕輝; simplified Chinese: 吴奕辉; pinyin: Wú Yìhuī; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Gô͘ E̍k-hui; is a Filipino billionaire businessman, and philanthropist. He has holdings in telecommunications, financial services, petrochemicals, power generation, aviation, food, beverage, and livestock farming.