Songs of the Paris Commune
The revolutionary experience of the spring of 1871 inspired a large number of poems and songs, notably the works of the popular authors Jean Baptiste Clément and Eugène Pottier who were among the ranks of the insurgents, and gave the Paris Commune its most famous songs.
The songs below are reproduced for non-profit educational purposes under fair dealing.
Le Drapeau rouge
Words: Paul Brousse (1877) & Achille Le Roy (1885)
Performed by: Francesca Solleville
Words: Eugène Pottier (1880)
Music: Pierre Deteyger (1885?)
Performed by: Marcel Mouloudji