National anthem of Mauritius
|Lyrics||Jean Georges Prosper|
"Motherland" is the national anthem of the island country of Mauritius. The music was composed by Philippe Gentil M.B.E. and the lyrics were written by Jean Georges Prosper (Mauritian poet born in 1933). The anthem is short and briefly describes the lucious landscape of Mauritius. It also mentions the qualities of its people: peace, justice, and liberty.
|English lyrics||French lyrics|
|Glory to thee, Motherland
O motherland of mine.
|Gloire à toi (Île Maurice),
(Île Maurice,) Ô ma mère patrie,
- Government of Mauritius. "National Anthem". Retrieved 2011-11-04.
- Mauritius: Motherland - Audio of the national anthem of Mauritius, with information and lyrics
- Motherland MIDI
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