Thomas Augustine Arne

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  • Born: 12th March 1710
  • Died: 5th March 1778
  • Birthplace: London, England

Thomas Augustine Arne was a British composer, best known for the patriotic song Rule, Britannia!. He also wrote a version of God Save the King, which was to become the British national anthem, and the song A-Hunting We Will Go. Arne was the leading British theatre composer of the 18th century, working at Drury Lane and Covent Garden.