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Q: What famous poem did Francis Scott key write?
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Who was the composer to the star spangle banner?

The composer of the star spangled banner is Francis Scott Key. it was origionaly a poem though.

Why did francis Scott key write oh say can you see?

Key was standing on the bow of a ship after the shelling of Ft. McKinney and after all the night of shelling as the dawn broke he saw the American flag was still flying. So, he wrote the poem that was to become our national song.

Did Francis Scott Key have any hobbies?

Yes, he wrote poems during his life, which he counted as a hobby. He wrote the poem "Defence of Fort M'Henry" which was renamed to be called "The star spangled banner" our national anthem.

Under what conditions was the star spangled banner written?

The poem, originally called "The Defense of Fort McHenry", was inspired by the bombardment of Fort McHenry in Chesapeake Bay by the British navy during the War of 1812. The American author, Francis Scott Key, was forced to stay with the British during the bombardment and thus witnessed it from across the bay. On the morning after the bombardment, he saw an American flag still flying over the fort and was moved to write the poem.

What famous song written by Frances Scott Key in 1814 was inspired by the American flag?

The Star Spangled Banner"The Star-Spangled Banner", the national anthem of the United States of America. The lyrics come from "Defence of Fort McHenry",a poem written in 1814 by the 35-year-old amateur poet Francis Scott Key after witnessing the bombardment of Fort McHenry by the British Royal Navy ships in Chesapeake Bay during the Battle of Fort Mchenry in the War of 1812.

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What famous poem did Frances Scott key write?

Francis Scott Key wrote the American National Anthem.

What is Francis Scott Key famous for?

Francis Scott Key was famous for writting the star spangled banner , how ever it was designed to be a poem.

What famous poem did francis Scott key wright?

the star spangled banner

Why is Francis Scott Key famous?

Francis Scott Key is famous because he wrote the lyrics to the "Star-Spangled Banner" as a poem. Now, the "Star-Spangled Banner" is the national anthem of the United States.

Name the famous poem by Francis Scott Key that became your national anthem?

"Flag over Ft. McHenry"

Did Francis Scott Key write for a newspaper?

No, he wrote the "Star-Spangled Banner".Did you know originally he wrote it as a personal poem.

Why did John Stafford Smith write the Star Spangled Banner?

He didn't, he wrote the music that Francis Scott Keys poem was set to.

When was francis Scott key's poem adopted as our national anthem?

in 2011

To what tune was Francis Scott Key's poem sung a few days after it had been written?

Francis Scott Key wrote the Star Spangled Banner as a poem. His poem was sung a few days afterward to the tune of â??To Anacreon In Heaven.â??

What was Francis Scott Key trying to communicate through the poem and to whom?

His Sister

Did francis Scott key know his poem was going to become the national anthem?


What inspires Francis Scott Key to write the national anthem?

He wrote his poem after witnessing the British naval bombardment of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812.

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