Hail Grenada

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Hail Grenada

National anthem of  Grenada
LyricsIrva Merle Baptiste
MusicLouis Arnold Masanto
Adopted1974
Audio sample
Hail Grenada

Hail Grenada has been the national anthem of Grenada since independence in 1974. The words are by Irva Merle Baptiste-Blackett MBE (1924-2020) and the music is by Louis Arnold Masanto.[1][2] It formally replaced the Grenada National State Anthem written and adopted in 1967.

Lyrics[edit]

The English lyrics are as follows,

Hail! Grenada, land of ours,
We pledge ourselves to thee,
Heads, heads
and hands in unity
To reach our destiny.
Ever conscious of God,
Being proud of our heritage,
May we with faith and courage
Aspire, build, advance
As one people, one family.
God bless our nation.

There are also Grenadian Creole lyrics.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Irva Merle Baptiste Blackette". grenadianconnection.com. 2006. Retrieved 2020-10-16.
  2. ^ "Composer of Grenada's National Anthem dies | NOW Grenada". 2020-09-08. Retrieved 2020-10-16.

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