What is The National Song of France?
La Marseillaise is The National Song of France. The National Song of France was written in 1792. It Was Written by Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle in Strasbourg after the declaration of war by France against Austria and was originally titled “Chant de Guerre pour l’Armée du Rhin” (“War Song for the Rhine Army”). It is One Best revolutionary song, an Song to freedom, a patriotic call to mobilize all the citizens and an exhortation to fight against tyranny and foreign invasion.
English Translation of Song:
Arise, children of the Fatherland,
The day of glory has arrived!
Against us tyranny’s
Bloody banner is raised, (repeat)
Do you hear, in the countryside,
The roar of those ferocious soldiers?
They’re coming right into your arms
To cut the throats of your sons, your women!