Who wrote America the Beautiful?

Answer Katharine Lee Bates wrote "America the Beautiful" as a poem in 1893 after visiting Pike's Peak in Colorado. "America the Beautiful" first appeared in print in 1895 in the Congregationalist weekly j... Read More »

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Who wrote the song"America the Beautiful"?

The lyrics to "America the Beautiful" were written--originally in poem form--by Wellesley College professor Katharine Lee Bates in 1895. Church organist and composer Samuel Augustus Ward composed t... Read More »

What is the origin of America the Beautiful?

"America the Beautiful" originated as a poem called "Pikes Peak," published in the 1895 magazine "The Congregationalist." Katharine Lee Bates, a Wellesley College professor, was moved to write the ... Read More »

What is the meaning of'America the Beautiful'?

"America the Beautiful" was written in 1893 by Katharine Lee Bates after a trip to Colorado to visit Pike's Peak. The song describing America's beauty is considered the unofficial national anthem.M... Read More »

How many verses does America the Beautiful have?

The well-known song "America the Beautiful," based on the patriotic poem written by Katherine Lee Bates in 1893, has eight verses. The poem originally appeared in print in 1895. The music is based ... Read More »