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Anthem of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic

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Music  Uzeyir Hajibeyov
Relinquished  1992
Adopted  1944
Anthem of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic
Lyrics  Suleyman Rustam, Samad Vurgun, Huseyn Arif

The State Anthem of the Azerbaijan SSR (Azerbaijani: Азәрбајҹан Совет Сосиалист Республикасынын Һимни, Azərbaycan Sovet Sosialist Respublikasının Himni, آذربایجان سووئت سوسیالیست رئسپوبلیکاسینین هیمنی; Russian: Государственный гимн Азербайджанской ССР, Gosudarstvennyy gimn Azerbaydzhanskoy SSR) was the national anthem of Azerbaijan when it was a republic of the Soviet Union and known as the Azerbaijan SSR.

Background

The anthem was used from 1944 to 1992. It was composed by Uzeyir Hajibeyov, who also composed the March of Azerbaijan, the current national anthem of Azerbaijan. Suleyman Rustam, Samad Vurgun and Huseyn Arif wrote the lyrics which were altered in 1978 to remove mentions of Joseph Stalin. Like many national anthems of the republics of the Soviet Union, this song praised Vladimir Lenin (and formerly Joseph Stalin as well), the October Revolution and Communism. It also praised the friendship of the republics of the Soviet Union. It was also the anthem of Azerbaijan when it gained independence until 1992 when the March of Azerbaijan was restored.

References

Anthem of the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic Wikipedia


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