Frère JacquesA French Cannon and Nursery Rhyme
Frère Jacques, is a French song that France’s Bibliothèque Nationale estimates that it was printed between 1775 and 1785.
The song is about a monk, brother Jacob, who has overslept and is urged to wake up and sound the bells for the matins, the midnight or very early morning prayers for which a monk would be expected to wake.
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