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Hi, Im looking for information about the national anthem of Uruguay.
Who wrote the Uruguayan national anthem (lyrics and music)?
When was the national anthem of Uruguay officially adopted?
Please add any valuable information like links to anthem's mp3, video, lyrics, free sheet music etc.
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The National anthem of Uruguay is "Himno Nacional" which means in English "National Anthem of Uruguay".
Uruguay's anthem lyrics were written by Francisco Esteban ACUNA de Figueroa and the music was written by Francisco Jose DEBALI.
Adopted 1848; The Anthem Is Also Known As "Orientales, La Patria O La Tumba!" ("Uruguayans, The Fatherland Or Death!"); It Is The World's Longest National Anthem In Terms Of Music (105 Bars; Almost Five Minutes); Generally Only The First Verse And Chorus Are Sung.
 
National anthem of Uruguay free mp3 download
Press to download the mp3 file of Uruguay's National anthem - See link (file source: cia world factbook).
 
Listen to Uruguay national anthem on Youtube
 
Uruguayan anthem lyrics (English translation)
Translated Public Performance Lyrics
Orientals, the Fatherland or the grave,
Liberty or with glory we die!
Orientals, the Fatherland or the grave,
Liberty or with glory we die!
It is the vow that the soul pronounces,
and which we, heroes, will fulfill!
It is the vow that the soul pronounces,
and which we, heroes, will fulfill.
Which we will fulfill!
It is the vow that the soul pronounces,
and which we, heroes, will fulfill.
Which we will fulfill!
We will fulfill!
We will fulfill!
We will fulfill!
Liberty, Liberty, Orientals!
This cry saved the fatherland
Which her brave warriors, in fierce battles
with sublime enthusiasm fill´d.
Liberty, Liberty, Orientals!
This cry saved the fatherland
Which her brave warriors, in fierce battles
with sublime enthusiasm fill'd.
This Holy gift of Glory we have deserved
Tyrants: Tremble !
Tyrants: Tremble !
Tyrants: Tremble ! Ah!
Liberty in combat we will Cry Out!
And even dying, Freedom we shall also Shout !
Liberty in combat we will Cry Out!
And even dying, Freedom we shall also Shout !
And even dying, Freedom we shall also Shout !
Freedom we shall also Shout !
Freedom we shall also Shout !
Orientals, our nation or the grave,
Liberty or with glory we die!
Orientals, our nation or the grave,
Liberty or with glory we die!
It’s the vow that the soul pronounces,
and which we, heroes, will fulfill.
It’s the vow that the soul pronounces,
and which we, heroes, will fulfill.
Which we will fulfill!
It’s the vow that the soul pronounces,
and which we, heroes, will fulfill.
Which we will fulfill!
We will fulfill!
We will fulfill!
We will fulfill!
 
You can find more information about Uruguayan anthem on Wikipedia - See link.
Sheet Music: View the Uruguayan national anthem sheet music - See link.

 

Uruguay
Uruguayan national symbol: Sun of May (a sun-with-face symbol).

Uruguay flag

Conventional short form country name: Uruguay.
Conventional long form country name: Oriental Republic of Uruguay.
Local short form country name: Uruguay.
Local long form country name: Republica Oriental del Uruguay.
Former name of Uruguay: Banda Oriental, Cisplatine Province.
 
Uruguay Government Type: constitutional republic.
 
Republic is a representative democracy in which the people's elected deputies (representatives), not the people themselves, vote on legislation. 
 
Constitutional is a government by or operating under an authoritative document (constitution) that sets forth the system of fundamental laws and principles that determines the nature, functions, and limits of that government. 
 
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