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Cover to sheet music of “L’Internationale,” lithograph by Théophile Alexandre Steinlen, 1895.

Cover to sheet music of “L’Internationale,” lithograph by Théophile Alexandre Steinlen, 1895.  Song lyrics by Eugene Pottier. Music by  Pierre Degeyter.

 

Written during the Paris Commune of 1871, “The Internationale” soon became known in many languages as the international anthem of socialists, communists, anarchists, and workers’ movements. English lyrics and sound files are available at www.marxists.org/history/ussr/sounds/lyrics/international.htm

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Image via Brooklyn Museum, www.brooklynmuseum.org  

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