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(The Hunchback)
Traditional from County of Nice.

1st verse
Madaloun sus lou cantoun
Que si bressoulava. (twice)
Que si bressoulava d’aqui,
Que si bressoulava d’aià,
Que si bressoulava. (twice)
 Madelon (1) in the corner [of her house]
Was swinging. (twice)
Was swinging here,
Was swinging and there,
Was swinging. (twice)

2nd verse
Un gibous, marrit gibous,
Que la regarjava. (twice)
Que la regarjava d’aqui,
Que la regarjava d’aià,
Que la regarjava. (twice)
 An hunchback, bad hunchback,
Watching her. (twice)
Watching her here,
Watching her and there,
Watching her. (twice)

3rd verse
« Oh gibous, paure gibous,
Qu’as que mi regarjes ? » (twice)
(...)
 “O! hunchback, poor hunchback,
What’s the matter, watching me?” (twice)
(...)

4th verse
Madaloun pih’un coutèu,
Li coupa la giba. (twice)
(...)
 Madelon takes a knife,
Cuts his hump. (twice)
(...)

5th verse
Lou gibous s’en va cridant :
« Ai, ai, ai, la giba ! » (twice)
(...)
 The hunchback goes shouting:
“Ouch! ouch! ouch! the hump!” (twice)
(...)

6th verse
Lou gibous fa que plourà,
Di que vòu la giba. (twice)
(...)
 The hunchback doesn’t stop weeping,
He says he wants the hump. (twice)
(...)

7th verse
« Oh pegoun, brave pegoun,
Doun’un pòu de pega
Per coulà la giba d’aqui,
(...) »
 “O! cobbler (2), good cobbler,
Give a little wax
To stick the hump here,
(...)”

8th verse
Lou gibous s’en va countènt
D’avé mai la giba. (twice)
(...)
 The hunchback goes, glad
To get back the hump. (twice)
(...)

9th verse
Filha n’a ’gut tre enfant,
An toui tre la giba. (twice)
(...)
 [The] girl got three children by him,
They have the hump all three. (twice)
(...)

1. Or Madeleine.
2. The pegoun is a bad cobbler or shoemaker, using more glue than thread! Cf. La Ben Caussada.

Bibliography
     • Delrieu (Georges), Anthologie de la chanson niçoise (Anthology of the Song from Nice), Nice, publisher Delrieu & Co, 1960, p. 47.
     • Tosan (Albert), Princivalle (Gaël) and d’Hulster (Frédéric), Anthologie de la chanson du comté de Nice (Anthology of the Song from County of Nice), Nice, Serre publisher, series “Encyclopædia niciensis – Patrimoine régional”, volume III, 2001, p. 136.

 
Discography
     • La Belugada, Cants de Provensa e dau païs Nissart, volume 1, 1984.

 

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