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Venezuelan National Anthem

Gloria al Bravo Pueblo (literally translated “Glory for the Brave People”) is the song that Antonio Guzman Blanco established as the National Anthem of Venezuela on 25 May 1881. Vicente Salias composed the lyrics and Juan José Landaeta created the music, although there have been official modifications throughout the years. Back in the 1800s, the […]

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Biographies Caucasian Venezuelans Culture Fathers of Independence History

Vicente Salias

Vicente Salias was a Doctor, writer, and journalist who gave his life for Venezuela’s Independence. He is credited with the authorship of the lyrics of the National Anthem, along with Juan Jose Landaeta. His parents were Francisco Antonio Salias Tordesillas and María Margarita Sanoja Cabeza de Vaca. He had 4 brothers, Juan Mariano, Carlos, Pedro […]