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.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)"Tanjobi omedeto," (tahn-joe-bee oh-meh-deh-toe)The Japanese say, and bow."Saengilul ch'ukhahamnida," (sang-ill-ool chewk-ha-hahm-nee-dah)Koreans say it too.But any way you say it,It means "Happy Birthday to you!"
Words and music: Maurine Benson Ozment, b. 1932. (c) 1969, 1989 IRI