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Lhe Minister of Culture Rachida Dati shot a video with André Manoukian setting to music the final letter of the resistance fighter of Armenian origin Missak Manouchian, who entered the Pantheon together with his spouse Mélinée on February 21. “My dear Mélinée, my beloved little orphan, in a few hours I will no longer be in this world,” says the musician André Manoukian in his musical studying of the phrases of Missak Manouchian written to his spouse.

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This Wednesday marks a historic first on the Pantheon, when international fighters had been honored. Among them, Missak Manouchian, chief of a bunch of international resistance fighters executed on February 21, 1944 at Mont Valérien, and his spouse Mélinée, additionally concerned within the Resistance. This ceremony additionally represents a primary for the popularity of resistance fighters affiliated with the communist motion.

READ ALSO Pantheonization of Manouchian: Macron performs division80 years in the past, they had been executed by the Nazis after which fell into oblivion for a very long time. Today, Missak Manouchian's phrases resonated throughout the Ministry of Culture, a number of hours earlier than the resistance fighter and his spouse had been honored on the Pantheon.

In the video posted on social networks, the Minister of Culture seems on this poetic interlude orchestrated by André Manoukian. “It is a nationwide tribute for all these foreigners, all these French individuals, who gave their lives for France, for our freedom. »