Friday, May 1, 2015

Valerius, Adrianus

National anthem of Netherlands - music composed by Adrianus Valerius.
Adrianus Valerius
(1575-1625), Dutch lawyer, poet, historian and musician. The most interesting of his works is the history of the wars between Netherlands and Spain. He wrote 76 popular songs and the national anthem of Netherlands, and it is regarded as the oldest anthem of the world, later revised by Walther Boer(1891-1984).

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