Rouget de Lisle or Rou·get de I’Isle [roo-zhe duh leel] noun
- Claude Joseph [klohd zhaw-zef] /kloʊd ʒɔˈzɛf/, 1760–1836, French army officer and composer of songs: wrote and composed Marseillaise.
British Dictionary definitions for rouget de lisle Rouget de Lisle noun
- Claude Joseph (klod ʒozɛf). 1760–1836, French army officer: composer of the Marseillaise (1792), the French national anthem