Dessur le Pont de Nantes (On Nantes Bridge)

DESCRIPTION: 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
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1959 (Peacock)
KEYWORDS: foreignlanguage love escape cross-dressing disguise mistress outlaw prisoner
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peacock, pp. 331-332, "Dessur le Pont de Nantes" (1 text, 1 tune)
RECORDINGS:
Mme Lucie Cormier, "Dessur le Pont de Nantes" (on PeacockCDROM) [one verse only]
NOTES: Should this be "Dessous le Pont de Nantes" (Under Nantes Bridge)? What happened here? What four young ladies? Does she hang? - BS
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File: Pea331

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