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"Pirouette Cacahuète", sometimes written as "Pirouette, Cacahuète", also known under the title "Il était un petit homme", is a popular French children's song or comptine (a nursery rhyme or a "counting-out song").


It was originally organized into five stanzas of the same structure (A — Pirouette Cacahuète — A — B — B). A more recent variant adds three stanzas and concludes with an invitation to applaud.

To read more

  • Le catalogue de la chanson folklorique française, Volume 22, by Conrad Laforte.
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