Arthur

DESCRIPTION: French. Arthur, a poor boatman, loves a Black girl who lives in a castle. Her mother locks her in a tower far away. When a knight came to ask for her hand she sobs and takes out a handkerchief with Arthur's name. She makes her last sigh.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1973 (Lehr/Best)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage grief courting abduction mother Black(s)
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Lehr/Best 3, "Arthur" (1 text, 1 tune)
File: LeBe003

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