Acosta, Juan F.

Acosta was born on 27 May 1890 in San Sebastián, Puerto Rico. He was a noted music teacher, composer and bombardino musician.

His best known danza composition is Bajo la sombra de un pino, inspired by a pine tree in the plaza of Hatillo, Puerto Rico. The lyrics were composed by José (Pepito) Martínez and Jorge William Díaz, both of Lares, Puerto Rico.

The composer died in 1968.