The words to "Star-Spangled Banner" were written by Frances Scott Key and the music was composed by John Stafford Smith.
For the flag that flew over Fort McHenry, see Star-Spangled Banner (flag). ...
Francis Scott Key's original manuscript copy of his "Star-Spangled Banner" poem.
Sep 12, 2014 ... On the bicentennial of “The Star-Spangled Banner,” learn surprising facts about
the national anthem and the man who wrote its lyrics.
On this day in History, Key pens Star-Spangled Banner on Sep 13, 1814. ...
drinking tune called “To Anacreon in Heaven” by composer John Stafford Smith.
This 19th century version (MP3) of the Star-Spangled Banner was performed on
original instruments from the National Museum of American History's collection.
Mar 4, 2011 ... When did "The Star-Spangled Banner" become the U.S. national ... During the
War of 1812, 35-year-old Francis Scott Key, a lawyer and ...
Mar 1, 2007 ... A conservator works on the Star-Spangled Banner in 1914. ... A week earlier,
Francis Scott Key, a 35-year-old American lawyer, had boarded ...
His famous poem, “The Star-Spangled Banner” was written following the British ...
he wrote a poem that would become known as "The Star-Spangled Banner.
Nov 18, 2014 ... The Star-Spangled Banner, national anthem of the United States, with music ... Its
original lyrics were written in six verses by the Anacreontic ...
Jun 24, 2014 ... An engraved portrait of American lawyer and amateur poet Francis Scott Key (
1779-1843), who wrote “The Star-Spangled Banner,” which ...