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Gilberte de Courgenay
Gilberte de Courgenay

GILBERTE DE COURGENAY

Gilberte de Courgenay

Directed by Franz Schnyder
Switzerland, 1941
War, Drama, History

Synopsis

The daughter of the couple who ran the Hôtel de la Gare de Courgenay, in the Canton of Jura. In 1915, the composer Hanns In der Gand was staying in the region and in 1917 he composed La Petite Gilberte, immortalizing the young girl’s empathy with the soldiers.

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Synopsis

The daughter of the couple who ran the Hôtel de la Gare de Courgenay, in the Canton of Jura. In 1915, the composer Hanns In der Gand was staying in the region and in 1917 he composed La Petite Gilberte, immortalizing the young girl’s empathy with the soldiers.