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The President's Hymn

By November 4, 2007

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"The President's Hymn" was composed in 1863 by William Augustus Muhlenberg and Joseph W. Turner to honor the new holiday established by President Abraham Lincoln. Learn more about the history behind this music through this article.

Music Education in the News: 19th century mechanical musical instruments will be on display at the Morris Museum during its '"Musical Machines & Living Dolls" exhibit on November 6..

This Day in Music History: 1841 - Polish composer and pianist Karl Tausig was born in Warsaw.


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