The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #13384   Message #110723
Posted By: Wolfgang
02-Sep-99 - 08:56 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Plaisir d'Amour
Subject: RE: Lyrics Req: Plaisir d'amour
Quote: 'my source* says it was originally the French song "Plaisir d'Amour", composed in 1785 by Jean Pierre Claris de Florian and Jean Paul Egide Schwarzendorf (alias Martini il Tedesco), who initially named it "La Romance du Chevrier". '

Peter, I've no idea whether this is reliable, but it sounds good.