This song dates back to the mid 1500's. It derives from a song from Brittany called, C'était Anne de Bretagne.

Lorraine is a region in northeastern France that shares a border with Germany, Luxembourg and Belgium.

Notes

*Lorraine is a region in North-Eastern France, bordering Germany, Luxembourg and Belgium.
**"Vilaine" means "peasant" or "commoner". Nowadays it means "ugly". It can also mean "mean" as a child might say, "You're mean!"

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Sheet Music

Sheet Music - En passant par la Lorraine

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Translated by Monique Palomares and Lisa Yannucci.

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