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February 17, 2009

17 February 1864: Australian bush poet, A.B. ‘Banjo’ Paterson was born.  Paterson’s most famous poem is “Waltzing Matlida,” which was set to music and later became the unofficial national anthem of Australia; but his body of work is much broader than his most famous poem.  Over his career, Paterson composed numerous popular poems, novels, and media reports.

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