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Malbrouck s'en va-t-en guerre


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18th‐cent. Fr. nursery song. In Britain the tune is sung to either ‘For he's a jolly good fellow’, or ‘We won't go home until morning’. Sung to various different sets of words, it has enjoyed great European popularity. It is usually stated that ‘Malbrouck’ refers to the 1st Duke of Marlborough, but the name is found in medieval literature.

Subjects: Music.


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