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Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise

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- 12 -052016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 21

La Marseillaise Today As Chief of the Music of the Republican Guards from 1927 to 1944, Pierre Dupont (1888-1969) adapted the music of the French national anthem to military orchestras taking into account their instrumental […]

- 11 -182016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 20

Mockery & cetera Following its creation in 1792, the song written by Rouget de Lisle was translated into several languages, cited, spoofed and even misused. The French People along with some foreigners appropriated La Marseillaise, […]

- 11 -152016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 19

During the Second World War Throughout the Second World War, La Marseillaise remained the French national anthem both for the État Français [French State of the Vichy Government] and the French Resistance. Although the anthem […]

- 11 -082016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 18

War Bonds Although exceptional credits were voted by the Legislative Assembly in order to finance military operations and war industries in the early stages of the war, very soon France started facing a liquidity crisis. […]

- 10 -192016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 17

Translation de cendres Although translations differ from burials, they have similar aspects. During a translation, the body of the defunct buried in a cemetery is exhumed and the remains also referred to in French as […]

- 10 -172016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 16

The arc de triomphe de l’Étoile On 17 July 1915, the coffin of Rouget de Lisle was taken from a van and placed on a wheeled gun carriage beneath the arc de triomphe de l’Étoile. […]

- 10 -062016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 15

At Choisy-Le-Roi The photograph on the right shows the stone sarcophagus–162 cm long, 30 cm deep and 30 cm high–unearthed on 12 July 1915. The name of the defunct is engraved on both sides. A […]

- 09 -162016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : épisode 14

How the idea Translation of the Body came about The idea of translating the remains of Rouget de Lisle at the Panthéon was not a new idea. On 30 April 1913, one could read in […]

- 09 -092016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 13

A “Living Embodiment of La Marseillaise” In 1905, Louise-Anthelmine Chenal, also known as Marthe Chenal (1881-1947) won first prize of singing and opera at the Conservatoire National de Musique de Paris. The following year, she […]

- 09 -072016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : épisode 12

From one resting place to another On a Sunday, 26 June 1836, just before midnight, Rouget de Lisle died at Choisy-le-Roi following a severe bronchial catarrh. He was 76 years old. His funeral took place […]

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