“Un Canadien Errant”

Author: M. A. Gerin-Lajoie
Earliest date: 1842
Keywords: exile rebellion Canada foreignlanguage
Found in: Canada(Que)

Description

Canadian French: A Canadien rebel has been forced from his home. Stopping by a stream, he bids it -- should it flow through his homeland -- to greet his friends. He promises not to forget his homeland

Notes

For further details about the Canadian revolt, caused by the oppression of an oligarchic government, see the songs mentioned in the cross-references. - RBW

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References

  1. Fowke/Johnston, pp. 26-27, "Un Canadien Errant" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Fowke/Mills/Blume, pp. 82-84, "Un Canadien Errant" (1 text, 1 tune)
  3. Fowke/MacMillan 4, "Un Canadien Errant" (1 English and 1 French version, 1 tune)
  4. Silber-FSWB, p. 339, "Un Canadien Errant (An Exiled Canadien)" (1 text)
  5. DT, CANADERR
  6. BI, FJ026