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God Save the Queen

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  1. is an anthem used in a number of Commonwealth realms

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 25, 2008
  2. the national anthem of the United Kingdom, one of the two national anthems of the Cayman Islands and New Zealand (since 1977) and the royal anthem of Canada (since 1980), Australia (since 1984), the Isle of Man, Belize, Jamaica, and Tuvalu

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 25, 2008
  3. In total, about 140 composers, including Beethoven, Haydn and Brahms, have used the tune in their compositions

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  4. In countries not previously part of the British Empire the tune of "God Save the Queen" has also been used as the basis for different patriotic songs, though still generally connected with royal ceremony

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 25, 2008
  5. The authorship of the song is unknown, and beyond its first verse, which is consistent, it has many historic and extant versions

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