Saturday, September 17, 2011

Happy Birthday To You is Copyrighted

We all have been singing the "Happy Birthday To You" song since childhood. However we never knew that this beautiful song has copyrights in the name of Warner Chappell. Warner purchased the copyrights for $5 Million from The Summy Company. According to the Wikipedia entry, the authors of this song are Preston Ware Orem and Mrs. R.R. Forman.

The Wikipedia entry on Happy Birthday To You is here.

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