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America the Beautiful

By Samuel Augustus Ward

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String Quartet
Composed by Samuel Augustus Ward. Arranged by Joel Jacklich (ASCAP). Fourth of July, Patriotic, Americana. Score, Set of Parts. 5 pages. Published by Joel Jacklich (S0.124873).

Item Number: S0.124873

Katherine Lee Bates (1859-1929) wrote her poem "America the Beautiful" in 1893 upon returning from a visit to the summit of Pike’s Peak, where the first lines were inspired. The music was later set to the hymn "Materna", written in 1882 by Samuel Augustus Ward (1847-1903).

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