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The words to "Star-Spangled Banner" were written by Frances Scott Key and the music was composed by John Stafford Smith.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Star-Spangled_Banner

"The Star-Spangled Banner" is the national anthem of the United States of America. The lyrics ..... During the bombardment, a young lawyer named Francis Off Key [sic] wrote "The Star-Spangled Banner", and when, by the dawn's early light, the ...

www.history.com/news/9-things-you-may-not-know-about-the-star-spangled-banner

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.

www.history.com/this-day-in-history/key-pens-star-spangled-banner

On this day in History, Key pens Star-Spangled Banner on Sep 13, 1814. ... The war between the U.S. and its southern neighbor began the year before when ...

www.theroot.com/star-spangled-bigotry-the-hidden-racist-history-of-the-1790855893

Jul 4, 2016 ... In the case of our national anthem, “The Star-Spangled Banner,” ... and wrote this poem while watching the American troops battle back the ...

wonderopolis.org/wonder/who-wrote-the-national-anthem

When did "The Star-Spangled Banner" become the U.S. national anthem? ... D uring the War of 1812, 35-year-old Francis Scott Key, a lawyer and amateur poet,  ...

amhistory.si.edu/starspangledbanner/the-lyrics.aspx

This 19th century version (MP3) of the Star-Spangled Banner was performed on original instruments from the National Museum of American History's collection.

www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-story-behind-the-star-spangled-banner-149220970

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 ...

www.amaranthpublishing.com/anthem.htm

As the American Revolutionary War soldiers marched to war, and as the patriots ... as our National Anthem, while we overlooked our own American composers?

www.nydailynews.com/news/national/king-stand-star-spangled-banner-article-1.2770075

Aug 29, 2016 ... The man who wrote the U.S. national anthem, Francis Scott Key, as it turns out, was a terrible human being.