Laurence Henry Hicks (1912–1997), OBE, was an English-born military bandmaster and composer. He migrated to Australia in 1952 after having served in World War II with both the British Army's Black Watch and the Fourth Canadian Armoured Division's military bands. From April 1952 Hicks was the first Director of Music for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). On 1 January 1963 he was appointed to The Order of the British Empire – Officer (Military) with the citation, "For service as Director of Music with the RAAF". In preparation for the 1968 independence of Nauru, Hicks composed music for the national anthem "Nauru Bwiema", with lyrics by Margaret Hendrie, a Nauruan writer. He was Squadron Leader of the Central Band which performed on 31 January at the independence ceremony in Nauru.

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  • Laurence Henry Hicks (1912–1997), OBE, was an English-born military bandmaster and composer. He migrated to Australia in 1952 after having served in World War II with both the British Army's Black Watch and the Fourth Canadian Armoured Division's military bands. From April 1952 Hicks was the first Director of Music for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). On 1 January 1963 he was appointed to The Order of the British Empire – Officer (Military) with the citation, "For service as Director of Music with the RAAF". In preparation for the 1968 independence of Nauru, Hicks composed music for the national anthem "Nauru Bwiema", with lyrics by Margaret Hendrie, a Nauruan writer. He was Squadron Leader of the Central Band which performed on 31 January at the independence ceremony in Nauru. (en)
  • Pour les articles homonymes, voir Hicks. Laurence Henry Hicks (né en 1912 – mort en 1997) était un compositeur australien. Il composa notamment en 1968 Nauru Bwiema, l'hymne national de Nauru. * Portail de la musique Portail de la musique * Portail de l’Australie Portail de l’Australie (fr)
  • La sua notorietà è perlopiù legata alla composizione di Nauru Bwiema, dal 1968 inno nazionale della repubblica di Nauru, basato su un testo di Margaret Hendrie. La collaborazione tra Hicks e la Hendrie ha nel tempo assurto a simbolo dell'amicizia tra Nauru e l'Australia. (it)
  • Laurence Henry Hicks (ur. 1912, zm. 1997), kompozytor australijski. Skomponował melodię do Nauru Bwiema, narodowego hymnu Republiki Nauru (1968). (pl)
  • Laurence Henry Hicks (1912–1997) foi um compositor australiano. Compôs em 1968 o Nauru Bwiema (Hino nacional de Nauru). (pt)
  • Лоуренс Генри Хикс (англ. Laurence Henry Hicks; 1912—1997) — австралийский композитор, майор авиации, руководитель оркестра Королевских военно-воздушных сил Австралии. Автор музыки гимна Науру (принят в 1968 году). (ru)
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  • Laurence Henry Hicks (1912–1997), OBE, was an English-born military bandmaster and composer. He migrated to Australia in 1952 after having served in World War II with both the British Army's Black Watch and the Fourth Canadian Armoured Division's military bands. From April 1952 Hicks was the first Director of Music for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). On 1 January 1963 he was appointed to The Order of the British Empire – Officer (Military) with the citation, "For service as Director of Music with the RAAF". In preparation for the 1968 independence of Nauru, Hicks composed music for the national anthem "Nauru Bwiema", with lyrics by Margaret Hendrie, a Nauruan writer. He was Squadron Leader of the Central Band which performed on 31 January at the independence ceremony in Nauru. (en)
  • Pour les articles homonymes, voir Hicks. Laurence Henry Hicks (né en 1912 – mort en 1997) était un compositeur australien. Il composa notamment en 1968 Nauru Bwiema, l'hymne national de Nauru. * Portail de la musique Portail de la musique * Portail de l’Australie Portail de l’Australie (fr)
  • La sua notorietà è perlopiù legata alla composizione di Nauru Bwiema, dal 1968 inno nazionale della repubblica di Nauru, basato su un testo di Margaret Hendrie. La collaborazione tra Hicks e la Hendrie ha nel tempo assurto a simbolo dell'amicizia tra Nauru e l'Australia. (it)
  • Laurence Henry Hicks (ur. 1912, zm. 1997), kompozytor australijski. Skomponował melodię do Nauru Bwiema, narodowego hymnu Republiki Nauru (1968). (pl)
  • Laurence Henry Hicks (1912–1997) foi um compositor australiano. Compôs em 1968 o Nauru Bwiema (Hino nacional de Nauru). (pt)
  • Лоуренс Генри Хикс (англ. Laurence Henry Hicks; 1912—1997) — австралийский композитор, майор авиации, руководитель оркестра Королевских военно-воздушных сил Австралии. Автор музыки гимна Науру (принят в 1968 году). (ru)
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  • Laurence Henry Hicks (pl)
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  • Хикс, Лоуренс Генри (ru)
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