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Articles du mot-clés « La Marseillaise »

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- 08 -042016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 5

              War Song French composer André Gréty (1741-1813) wrote to his friend Rouget de Lisle : “Your Marseillaise sounds like explosive cannon shots”. The War Song for the Army on […]

- 07 -292016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 4

The Volunteers of 1792 On 8 June 1792, as France was waging war against Austria, Prussia and Hungary, the French Legislative Assembly ordained and enacted that a camp of 20 000 National Guards be created on […]

- 07 -252016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 3

            Declaration of War The extreme hostility from the monarchies of Central Europe against revolutionary France led to the declaration of war on 20 April 1792. This declaration was preceded […]

- 07 -222016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 2

Military music Either sung or performed, military music has always been present in the armed forces. Destined to encourage the soldiers, music was an integral part of soldiers’ daily routine such as discipline and recreation […]

- 07 -192016

Rouget de Lisle & La Marseillaise : episode 1

In the classroom Claude-Joseph Rouget was born in Lons-le-Saunier (Jura) on 10 May 1760. In order to enter the Military School in Paris, his family was forced to add the nobiliary particle “de Lisle” to […]

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