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Contre nous de la tyrannie l’étendard sanglant est levé

We at parterre box wish you a joyous and thoughtful Bastille Day. 

Born on this day in 1874 conductor Serge Koussevitzky.

Born on this day in 1901 composer Gerald Finzi.

Born on this day in 1918 director and screenwriter Ingmar Bergman.

Also born on this day in 1918 director, screenwriter and playwright Arthur Laurents.

Born on this day in 1929 tenor Charles Anthony.

  • jackoh

    I cannot think of a national anthem that better expresses Trump’s vision for his own society than Le Marsseillaise does for France. And I cannot think of a larger disconnect between the national anthem and the head of state than Le Marseillaise and Emanuel Macron.