“Dessur le Pont de Nantes (On Nantes Bridge)”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1959 (Peacock)
Keywords: foreignlanguage love escape cross-dressing disguise mistress outlaw prisoner
Found in: Canada(Newf)


The police have the singer when we meet Marguerite. She dresses as a page boy and goes to jail to see her "master." They exchange clothes; he walks out. Sentenced to be hung, Margeurite reveals that she is a girl. Four other high class young ladies visit


Should this be "Dessous le Pont de Nantes" (Under Nantes Bridge)? What happened here? What four young ladies? Does she hang? - BS


  1. Peacock, pp. 331-332, "Dessur le Pont de Nantes" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, Pea331