Star Spangled Banner
The composer of the star spangled banner is Francis Scott Key. it was origionaly a poem though.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Francis Scott Key wrote the American National Anthem.
Francis Scott Key was famous for writting the star spangled banner , how ever it was designed to be a poem.
the star spangled banner
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.
"Flag over Ft. McHenry"
No, he wrote the "Star-Spangled Banner".Did you know originally he wrote it as a personal poem.
He didn't, he wrote the music that Francis Scott Keys poem was set to.
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??
He wrote his poem after witnessing the British naval bombardment of Fort McHenry during the War of 1812.