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Napoleon’s March

Purim, 5750 • March 11, 1990

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Napoleon’s March: Purim, 5750 • March 11, 1990

This march was played by the armies of Napoleon. When the Alter Rebbe, who opposed Napoleon, heard the tune, he transformed the tyrant’s anthem into a tool for spiritual victory, by designating it a Chassidic Niggun.
Lubavitcher Rebbe
Napoleon’s March
Purim, 5750 • March 11, 1990
Disc 20, Program 79

Event Date: 14 Adar 5750 - March 11, 1990
This march was played by the armies of Napoleon. When the Alter Rebbe, who opposed Napoleon, heard the tune, he transformed the tyrant’s anthem into a tool for spiritual victory, by designating it a Chassidic Niggun.

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