The last line of each verse was originally written as "petit enfant" (not repeated).


Monique wrote, "I found this song in an old music book by Claude Augé who put this poem to music (tune on 1st midi). My mother used to sing this song with a totally different tune (tune on 2nd midi)."


Sheet Music

Sheet Music - Le sommeil de l'enfant

Thanks and Acknowledgements

Translation by Monique and Lisa.

Merci beaucoup!