"El Gran Carlemany" (The Great Charlemagne)
is the national anthem of Andorra. Written by Enric
Marfany Bons (1871–1942) and composed by Joan
Benlloch i Vivó (1864–1926)
It was adopted in 1921.
The great Charlemagne, my Father,
liberated me from the Saracens,
And from heaven he gave me life from Meritxell, the
I was born a Princess, a Maiden neutral between two
I am the only remaining daughter of the Carolingian
A believer and free for eleven centuries, a believer
and free I want to be.
Be the laws of the land my tutors, and my Princes my
And my Princes my defenders!