Begins with Rouget de Lisle, as a captain of the King's Guards and a Royalist music teacher, falling in love with Marie Marnay, an innkeeper's daughter who has some political beliefs that do not include kings or queens. As time goes by, he writes "La Marseillaise", and she leads a revolution. Written by
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The captain of the King's Hussars - the beautiful daughter of a lowly innkeeper! (original poster)
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Lyrics by William Francis Dugan
Music by Heinz Roemheld
Sung by John Boles See more