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(Saint Mary)
Nissart lyrics and music by Louis Nicola. Traditional from County of Nice.

1st verse
Santa Maria, santa Maria,
Dòu fount dòu couor v'adouran.
Santa Maria, santa Maria,
Aï vouostre pen si prousternan.
Vierge Maria, vierge Maria,
Preguas per toui lu vouostre enfant.
 Saint Mary, Saint Mary,
From deep down of the heart we worship you.
Saint Mary, Saint Mary,
At your feet we prostrate.
Virgin Mary, Virgin Mary,
Pray for all of your children.

2nd verse
Santa Maria, santa Maria,
Venen invoucà vouostre noum.
Santa Maria, santa Maria,
Venen demandà lou perdoun.
Vierge Maria, vierge Maria,
Preparan nen toui per Damoun.
 Saint Mary, Saint Mary,
We come to invoke your name.
Saint Mary, Saint Mary,
We come to ask for the forgiveness.
Virgin Mary, Virgin Mary,
We prepare all of us for heaven above.

3rd verse
Santa Maria, santa Maria,
En la pas e gloria dòu ciel,
Santa Maria, santa Maria,
Raprouchan nen de l'Eternel.
Vierge Maria, vierge Maria,
Duerbes nen la pouorta dòu ciel !
 Saint Mary, Saint Mary,
In the peace and glory of heaven,
Saint Mary, Saint Mary,
We get nearer to the Eternal.
Virgin Mary, Virgin Mary,
Open for us the door of heaven!

• Delrieu (Georges), Anthologie de la chanson niçoise (Anthology of the Song from Nice), Nice, publisher Delrieu & Co, 1960, p. 205.


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