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Samuel Francis Smith

Samuel Francis Smith (October 21, 1808 – November 16, 1895) was an American Baptist minister, journalist, and author. He is best known for having written the lyrics to "My Country, 'Tis of Thee" (sung to the tune of "God Save The Queen", which he entitled "America".


אמעריקע | America (My Country, ‘Tis of Thee), a patriotic hymn by Samuel Francis Smith (1832) with Yiddish translation by Berl Lapin (1950)

Contributed on: 25 May 2020 by Aharon N. Varady (editing/transcription) | Berl Lapin (translation) | Samuel Francis Smith |

The well-known patriotic hymn with a Yiddish translation. . . .