The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Rouget de Lisle, Claude Joseph

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The Encyclopedia Americana
Rouget de Lisle, Claude Joseph
Edition of 1920. See also Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

ROUGET DE LISLE, roo-zhā dė lēl, Claude Joseph, French song-writer: b. Lons-le-Saulnier, France, 10 May 1760; d. Choisy-le-Roi, 27 June 1836. He published ‘Fifty French Songs, Words of Various Authors, Set to Music by Rouget de Lisle’ (1826), etc., but is chiefly remembered as the author of both the words and music of ‘the Marseillaise’ (q.v.).