Carl Linger (1810–1862) was a German Australian composer in South Australia who in 1859 wrote the melody for the patriotic "Song of Australia".
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... and lodge it with the judges within little more than a week! Of the twenty-three entries, Herr Linger's tune (submitted under the pseudonym "One of the ... Sir Bernard Heinze is reported as much preferring Linger's composition to "Advance Australia Fair", which has been stated as derivative of the German folk song "The Polish Inn" ...
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