National Anthem of Dominican Republic
Music composed by Jose Rufino Reyes, Lyrics by Emilio Prud'Homme
Jose Rufino Reyes(1835-1905), Dominican composer and bandleader. He was a self-taught musician, he learned to play several instrument and excelled at the cello. He served as director of the 1st Regiment Military Band. He composed church music, dance pieces, and a patriotic march which became the national anthem of Dominican Republic.