Dance of the Elves Opus 39 David Popper
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Musicians in battle: pictures of the brave and the bold
During the French Revolution, this famous 13-year-old attached himself as a drummer to a unit fighting pro-Royalist counter revolutionaries. He died protecting the two horses he was leading and became a martyr-hero, immortalised here by Moreau-Vauthier (1857-1924).