Who composed Yen Ara Asaase?

Who composed Yen Ara Asaase?

Ephraim Amu
Yen Ara Asaase Ni/Composers
Ephraim Amu was a renowned music writer and a composer who was born on 13th September 1899 at Peki-Avetile in the Volta Region. Amu composed several musical pieces, among them is “Yen Ara Asase Ni” the nationally acclaimed patriotic song that is performed at national functions.

Why was Ghana national anthem composed?

Later, the Prime Minister of Ghana, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah afterward decreed that the Ghana National Anthem as composed by Philip Gbeho was to be played at all functions and not ‘God Save the Queen’, which would only be played when there was a Royal or high-level visit from Great Britain.

Who compose the national anthem and what year?

“Nigeria, We Hail Thee” was adopted as Nigeria’s first national anthem on October 1, 1960. The anthem’s lyrics were written by Lillian Jean Williams, a British expatriate who lived in Nigeria when it achieved independence. Frances Berda composed the music for “Nigeria, We Hail Thee.”

Who translated the national anthem in Twi?

Mr John B. K. Amoah
The languages are Akwapim Twi, Ashanti Twi, Dagaare, Dagbani, Dangme, Ewe, Ga, Gonja, Kasem, fante and Nzema. The translation and compilation was done by Mr John B. K. Amoah, a researcher.

Who is Ephraim Amu in Ghana?

Ephraim Amu commands a prided place in the history of his native Ghana as father of Ghanaian art music and as the primary shaper of musical studies there. He was born in Peki Avetile in the Volta region during the colonial period, the son of a traditional drummer and stool carver who converted to Christianity.

Who wrote the national anthem and pledge?

The national pledge was written in 1976. Its author is Prof (Mrs.) Felicia Adebola Adedoyin born in 1938 as the second of six children. This noble lady was a princess from the Iji ruling house of Shaki, Oyo State.

When was national anthem composed?

11 December 1911
India’s national anthem “Jana Gana Mana Adhinayaka” was composed by Rabindranath Tagore on 11 December 1911 and was first sung later in the month on 28th December at the Calcutta session of Congress.

What did Ephraim Amu composed?

Ephraim Amu is well known as the composer of one of Ghana’s most popular patriotic songs, ‘Yen Ara Asase Ni’. The heroic composer had other great creations under his sleeve.

What is the meaning of the Ghana national pledge?

The National Pledge of Ghana is an Oath of allegiance to the Republic of Ghana , and it is mostly recited immediately after “God Bless Our Homeland Ghana”. Majority of us will agree that both children and even adults irrespective of our statuses are shallow minded about the national pledge.

Who is Amon Kotei?

Nii Amon Kotei (24 May 1915 – 17 October 2011) was a Ghanaian artist (sculpture, painter and musician) and surveyor. He is also the acclaimed designer of the coat of arms of Ghana. He was one of Ghana’s leading artists.

Who was a Ghanaian painter and sculptor?

Ibrahim Mahama
Ibrahim Mahama (born in 1987) is a Ghanaian author and an artist of monumental installations. He lives and works in Tamale, Ghana….Ibrahim Mahama (artist)

Ibrahim Mahama
Education Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Occupation Artist

Who wrote the second national anthem?

It was adopted in the late 1970s and is the country’s second ever national anthem….Arise, O Compatriots.

Sheet music
National anthem of Nigeria
Lyrics John A. Ilechukwu, Eme Etim Akpan, B. A. Ogunnaike, Sota Omoigui and P. O. Aderibigbe, 1978