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Joseph de Bologne, Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges died on this date in 1799. Born in Guadeloupe the son of a slave, he rose to prominence in Paris as swordsman, equestrian, classical musician and composer.

Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges, 1745-1799

For extensive information on the African heritage in classical music, see William J. Zick's encyclopedic Africlassical website and blog.


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