Who wrote the lyrics to God Save the Queen?
What song plays when the Queen enters a room? This was the processional chosen by Queen Elizabeth for her own wedding in 1947. It is a regal melody, often associated with the grand hymn “Praise My Soul, the King of Heaven.”
Is God Save the Queen and America the same song? “My Country, ‘Tis of Thee,” also known as “America,” is an American patriotic song, whose lyrics were written by Samuel Francis Smith. The melody used is the British national anthem, “God Save the Queen,” arranged by Thomas Arne and used by many members of the Commonwealth of Nations.
What is the meaning of God Save the Queen? (UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand) An expression of one’s patriotism and hope for the long life of the monarch, especially in her presence.