Adolphe-Basile Routhier


Aged unknown

Sir Adolphe-Basile Routhier FRSC (May 8, 1839 – June 27, 1920) was a Canadian judge, author, and lyricist. He wrote the lyrics of the original French version of the Canadian national anthem "O Canada". He was born in Saint-Placide, Quebec, to Charles Routhier and Angélique Lafleur.

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Ici vécut Adolphe-Basile Routhier (1839-1920), juge, romancier et auteur des paroles de l’hymne Ô Canada.

English translation: Here lived Adolphe-Basile Routhier (1839-1920), judge, novelist and author of the lyrics of the anthem O Canada. [AWS Translate]

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