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La Marseillaise

Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle was born on May 10, 1760. He is famous for composing the words and music to La Marseillaise, the French national anthem. His original title was the Chant de guerre pour l’armée du Rhin (War … Continue reading

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À cœur vaillant rien d’impossible

On Saturday, French President Nicolas Sarkozy announced on a state visit to Martinique that the “soul” of Aimé Césaire (26 June 1913 – 17 April 2008) will be placed in the Pantheon in Paris. Said soul will be represented by … Continue reading

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