AUTHOR/POET BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1779

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      Francis Scott Key (August 1, 1779 – January 11, 1843)

Francis Scott Key was an American lawyer, author, and amateur poet
who wrote the lyrics to the United States’ national anthem, "The Star-
Spangled Banner
". From 1818 until his death, Key was associated
with the American Bible Society.

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Artists depiction of Francis Scott Key with Fort McHenry in
the background during the Battle of Baltimore on the night 
of September 13–14, 1814
 

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