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Le Régiment de Sambre et Meuse (lit. "Sambre-et-Meusemarker regiment") is a song and military march by Robert Planquette and Paul Cezano.





The original poem was written in 1870 by Paul Cezano, in the wake of the Franco-Prussian War and the first days of the French Third Republic. The references to the Army of Sambre-et-Meuse set Republican, soldierly mood.

The next year, music was composed by Robert Planquette. In 1879, it was arranged as a military march by Joseph François Rauski.

Le Régiment de Sambre et Meuse is popular in the USAmarker, where it is sometimes played at American football games, most notably by The Ohio State University Marching Band during Script Ohio, and at West Pointmarker graduations

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