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Chanson ‘Les lilas sont en folie’ (1909)

Chanson ‘Les lilas sont en folie’

Les lilas sont en folie,
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Et les roses sont jolies,
Cachez-vous.
Tirez les rideaux, tirez les rideaux!
Et sous les vertes feuilles
Cachez-vous!
Ah ah! Ah ah! Ah ah!
Lilas et rosiers Ah ah!
La belle, Ah ah! Ah ah!
La plus belle, c’est toi!
Beaux seigneurs et dames belles,
Aime, aime,
Dans vos atours de dentelles,
Aimez-vous.
Tirez les rideaux, tirez les rideaux!
Qui voudra de mon âme?
Aimez-vous! Ah ah! Ah ah! Ah ah!
Amours et baisers, ah la belle
Ah ah! Ah la plus belle c’est toi!

Song ‘The lilacs are inflamed’

The lilacs are inflamed,
Hide-and-seek,
And the roses are pretty,
Hide yourself.
Draw the curtains, draw the curtains!
And beneath the green leaves
Hide yourself!
Ah ah! Ah ah! Ah ah!
Lilacs and rose-bushes Ah ah!
The fair one, Ah ah! Ah ah!
The fairest one is you!
Handsome lords and beautiful ladies,
Love, love,
In your silken finery,
Love.
Draw the curtains, draw the curtains!
Who would like my soul?
Love! Ah ah! Ah ah! Ah ah!
Love and kisses, ah the fair one,
Ah ah! the fairest one is you!

Composer

Juliette Nadia Boulanger was a French composer, conductor, and teacher. Her students included Aaron Copland, Dinu Lipatti, Philip Glass and Quincy Jones.

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Poet

Georges Delaquys  was a French poet and playwright.


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