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National Anthem for Brazilian Independence


The Anthem of Independence is one of the official symbols of the Federative Republic of Brazil. His lyrics were composed by Evaristo da Veiga and the song is by Dom Pedro I.

According to tradition, the song was composed by the Emperor at four o'clock in the afternoon of the same day of Grito do Ipiranga, September 7, 1822, when he was already returning to Sao Paulo from Santos. This hymn of beginning was adopted as National Anthem, but when D. Pedro began to lose popularity, a process that culminated in his abdication, the anthem, strongly associated with his figure, was also also discredited, being replaced by the melody of the current anthem. National, which had existed since the same year of 1822.

Lyrics by: Vear Evarist
Music of: D. Pedro I

You may already have sons of the Fatherland,See glad the kind motherFreedom has already dawned In the horizon of Brazil Freedom has already dawned Freedom has already dawned In the horizon of Brazil
Angry brazilian peopleFar go… servile fear:Or get the homeland free Or die for Brazil.Or get the homeland free Or die for Brazil.
The shackles that forged usFrom cunning treachery… There was more powerful handMocked them, Brazil. There was more powerful handThere was more powerful handMocked them, Brazil.
Angry brazilian peopleFar go… servile fear:Or get the homeland freeOr die for Brazil.Or get the homeland freeOr die for Brazil.
Do not fear wicked phalanges,They have a hostile face;Your breasts, your armsThey are walls of Brazil.Your breasts, your armsYour breasts, your armsThey are walls of Brazil.
Angry brazilian peopleFar go… servile fear:Or get the homeland freeOr die for Brazil. Or get the homeland freeOr die for Brazil.
Congratulations, look! Brazilians!Already, with manly garbo,From the universe between nations Shines that of Brazil.From the universe between nations From the universe between nations Shines that of Brazil.
Angry brazilian peopleFar go… servile fear:Or get the homeland freeOr die for Brazil.Or get the homeland freeOr die for Brazil.