|English: Long Live The King|
Coat of arms of Romania (1923-1947)
National and Royal anthem of Romania
|Lyrics||Vasile Alecsandri, 1881|
|Music||Eduard Hübsch, 1861|
"Trăiască Regele" (Long live the King), also known as the "Imnul Regal" (Royal Anthem), was the national anthem of the Kingdom of Romania between 1884 and 1948. The music was composed in 1861 by Eduard Hübsch, an army captain who later became the chief of the music department of the Minister of War. The lyrics were written by the Romanian poet Vasile Alecsandri in 1881, when Romania became a Kingdom.
|National anthems of Romania|
|Romanian lyrics||English translation|
- "Povestea Imnului Regal: interzis de comuniști, a ajuns să fie cântat în închisoare" (in Romanian). 24 April 2018.
- Chelaru, Carmen (2018). "Romanian national anthems, historical, stylistic and aesthetic considerations". Artes. Journal of Musicology. 18 (1): 207–229. doi:10.2478/ajm-2018-0013. ISSN 2558-8532.
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