“Le Beau Militaire (The Handsome Soldier)”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1960 (Peacock)
Keywords: foreignlanguage army lover soldier prisoner punishment desertion
Found in: Canada(Newf)


French. A young prisoner is conscripted. Without leave, he goes to see Nanette in her castle, where he is captured. He is sent as a deserter to the deepest darkest dungeon in Paris.


  1. Peacock, pp. 168-169, "Le Beau Militaire" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. BI, Pea168