European Anthem

European Anthem in Europe

Description of European anthem

The Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union describes european anthem in the following terms: [1] Generally assumed to be the anthem of the European Union, the theme (Schiller’s ‘Ode to Joy’ set to the last movement of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony) is in fact the anthem for the members of the Council of Europe, currently 44 countries, many of which are outside the Eu (see more in this European encyclopedia). (See also European identity.)

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Notas y References

  1. Based on the book “A Concise Encyclopedia of the European Union from Aachen to Zollverein”, by Rodney Leach (Profile Books; London)

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