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Francis Scott Key's Biography

Francis Scott Key (August 1, 1779 – January 11, 1843) was an American lawyer, author, and amateur poet, from Georgetown, who wrote the lyrics to the United States' national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner".

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  • Lineup announced for Star-Spangled Spectacular concert

      News Source: Baltimore Sun | 12 days ago
    The Baltimore Sun   Broadway star Kristin Chenoweth, country group Little Big Town and a cappella group Pentatonix will join the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for September's Star-Spangled Spectacular concert, a celebration of the bicentennial of our
  • Fireworks, hot dogs, hurricane help mark July 4th

      News Source: Arizona Daily Sun | 24 days ago
    The Associated Press The Associated Press 1 hour ago    The United States marks 238 years as an independent nation as it celebrates the Fourth of July with fireworks, food and music. The Fourth of July commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of
  • 7 things you might not know about the 'Star Spangled Banner'

      News Source: ABC 7 | 24 days ago
    This year marks 200 years since "Star-Spangled Banner" was penned. Francis Scott Key wrote the lyrics of our national anthem in September 1814, near the end of the War of 1812...In honor of the anniversary, tonight's celebration on the lawn of the U.

Francis Scott Key Blogs

  • The Bowery Boys: New York City History: That rascal Daniel ...

      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
    The crime in this case was the February murder of Philip Barton Key II, the son of Francis Scott Key, author of "The Star-Spangled Banner," the national anthem of the United States. Their lives almost resemble an episode of House of Cards.
  • Temple's Founding Families Honored - Maryland Coast Dispatch

      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
    Many would follow as the congregation grew, but these original families came together, held meetings and services in places as diverse as the Ocean City Art League, Ocean City Lion's Club, Francis Scott Key Motel, and St. Peters Lutheran ...
  • Armor | Booth Journal

      Blog Source: | 3 months ago
    Last year he was Francis Scott Key, and the year before that he was Florence Nightingale. Jason was in his banana costume from two years ago, but he had grown a moustache and added a sombrero. “I'm a plantain,” he said. He took a drink ...

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