Oh Canada

Oh Canada is the national anthem of Canada. The song was originally commissioned by Lieutenant Governor of Quebec Théodore Robitaille for the 1880 Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day ceremony; Calixa Lavallée wrote the music as a setting of a French Canadian patriotic poem composed by poet and judge Sir Adolphe-Basile Routhier. The lyrics were originally in French and translated into English in 1906. Robert Stanley Weir wrote in 1908 another English version, which is the official and most popular version, one that is not a literal translation of the French. Weir's lyrics have been ... more

This piece contains the following parts:

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Oh Canada - Instrumental version
Oh Canada - English
Oh Canada - France
Oh Canada - Bil

Calixa Lavallée

Calixa Lavallee, born Calixte Lavallée, was a French-Canadian-American musician and Union officer during the American Civil War who composed the music for ...
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