File:United States Navy Band - O Canada.ogg

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United_States_Navy_Band_-_O_Canada.ogg(Ogg Vorbis sound file, length 1 min 19 s, 139 kbps)


Composer Calixa Lavallée
Lyrics writer Original French version by: en:Adolphe-Basile Routhier, 1880 (unaltered)
English version by: en:Robert Stanley Weir, 1908 – revised thrice. Current revision: 2018.
Performance artist United States Navy Band
Title "O Canada"
English: The Canadian national anthem, "O Canada", played by the United States Navy Band in the early 2000s. The song was originally commissioned by Lieutenant Governor of Quebec Théodore Robitaille for the Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day ceremony, 1880. The music was written by Calixa Lavallée as a setting of a French Canadian patriotic poem composed by Sir Adolphe-Basile Routhier. The lyrics were translated to English in 1906, Robert Stanley Weir wrote another English version in 1908, which were revised thrice before taking their current form in 2018. Was converted to Ogg format using Audacity (Originally uploaded on en.wikipedia).
Composition date
Performance date circa May 2003
date QS:P,+2003-05-00T00:00:00Z/10,P1480,Q5727902


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This file is a work of a sailor or employee of the U.S. Navy, taken or made as part of that person's official duties. As a work of the U.S. federal government, the image is in the public domain in the United States.
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Public domain

The author died in 1891, so this work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 100 years or less.

This work is in the public domain in the United States because it was published (or registered with the U.S. Copyright Office) before January 1, 1923.

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