the refrain of a famous song of the French Revolution
Origin: [F. a ira, a ira, les aristocrates la lanterne, it shall go on, it shall go on, [hang]the arictocrats to the lantern (lamp-post).]
Ça Ira is an opera in three acts by Roger Waters based on the French libretto co-written by Étienne and Nadine Roda-Gil on the historical subject of the early French Revolution. Ça Ira was released 26 September 2005, as a double CD album featuring baritone Bryn Terfel, soprano Ying Huang, and tenor Paul Groves.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
"It will go on," a popular song in France during the Revolution, said to have been a phrase of Benjamin Franklin's, which he was in the habit of using in answering inquirers about the progress of the American revolution by his friends in France.
The numerical value of ça ira in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of ça ira in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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