“Belle Nanon (Beautiful Nanon)”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1960 (Peacock)
Keywords: foreignlanguage courting love sex bawdy dialog father lover mistress
Found in: Canada(Newf)


French. Nanon tells her lover that they cannot make love in the garden now. He must win over her father. He cannot. She says that they can kiss, and that love is certain, but that they cannot think of other things because her father stands in the way.


  1. Peacock, pp. 501-502, "Belle Nanon" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, Pea501