A highly respected dramatist, Vicente Alcoseba was born in Carcar in 1859. He studied at the Colegio de San Carlos and then went to Hong Kong to study law. Alcoseba contributed poems, stories, and articles to Ang Suga, Bag-ong Kusog, The Freeman, Bisaya, and others. He wrote the unpublished Ang Kamatayon ni Leon Kilat (1925). Primarily a dramatist, he has written some 20 plays, including the zarzuelas Paz, Saloma, Ang Katapusang Hinabang, and others. He passed away in 1938.