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Composer John Stafford Smith
Lyrics writer Francis Scott Key
Performance artist United States Navy Band
Title "The Star-Spangled Banner"
English: The national anthem of the United States of America, originally, music of The Anacreontic Song, performed by the U.S. Navy Band.
Español: El himno nacional de los Estados Unidos de América, interpretado por la Banda de la Armada de los Estados Unidos.
Français : L'hynme national des États-Unis d'Amérique, à l'origine musique de la chanson à boire, The Anacreontic Song, interprété par l'orchestre de la marine nationale des États-Unis.
Nederlands: Het Volkslied van de Verenigde Staten, gespeeld door het Amerikaanse Marine orkest.
Composition date (music), 1814 (lyrics, not here performed)
Performance date (original upload date)


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