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Feliz Cumpleaños

Children’s Songbook of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints


Merrily

1. “Feliz Cumpleaños,” (fay-lees coom-play-ahn-yos)

That’s how they say it in Spain.

“Fröhlicher Geburtstag,” (frer-li-sher guh-burts-tahk)

In German it means the same.

“Gratulerer med dagen,” (grah-too-lay-rare med dog-en)

Norwegians say it too.

[Chorus]

But any way you say it,

It means “Happy Birthday to you!”

2. They say in Samoa,

“Manuia lou aso fanau.” (mah-noo-ee-yah low ah-so fah-now)

“Tanjōbi omedetō,” (tahn-joe-bee oh-meh-deh-toe)

The Japanese say, and bow.

“Sængilul ch’ukhahamnida,” (săng-ill-oŏl chewk-ha-hahm-nee-dah)

Koreans say it too.

[Chorus]

But any way you say it,

It means “Happy Birthday to you!”

Words and music: Maurine Benson Ozment, 1932–2015. © 1969, 1989 IRI

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