Who wrote the national anthem of Canada?

Answer The national anthem of Canada, "O Canada," was written by Calixa Lavaalle, a well-known French composer. Sir Adolph-Basile Routhier first wrote the lyrics to accompany the music in French. The Engl... Read More »

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Who wrote the U.S. national anthem?

"The Star Spangled Banner" was written in September 1814 by Francis Scott Key during the War of 1812. He wrote a poem called "Defense of Fort McHenry" after seeing the flag flying after a battle w... Read More »

Who wrote the German national anthem?

The German national anthem, "Das Lied Der Deutschen," had its lyrics written by August Heinrich Hoffmann von Fallersleben and its music written by Franz Joseph Haydn. The music had been previously ... Read More »

Who wrote the Negro National Anthem?

James Weldon Johnson wrote the words to "Lift Every Voice and Sing" in 1899. The following year, his brother John Rosamond Johnson turned it into a song. The song was adopted by the NAACP as the "N... Read More »

Who wrote the Haitian national anthem?

The Haitian national anthem, known as "La Dessalinienne," was written by Justin Lhérisson and composed by Nicolas Geffrard. The song was officially adopted as the national anthem of Haiti in 1904.... Read More »