Tuesday, January 22, 2008

BlackPast.org: Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges (1745-1799)

[Saint-Georges/Mozart String Quartets; Antares Quartet; Integral Classic INT 221.125 (2003)]

BlackPast.org and AfriClassical.com have teamed up to present concise entries in the BlackPast.org Online Encyclopedia of African American History. Each article is about 350-400 words, and is linked to one of the 52 biographies at AfriClassical.com The result is a range of authoritative Black History Resources on each Black classical composer, conductor or instrumentalist.

The entry on Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges is: Saint-Georges, Le Chevalier de/Joseph de Bologne (1745-1799)

The AfriClassical birthday tribute of Dec. 24, 2007 is a longer presentation: Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges, Afro-French Composer, Violinist & Conductor Born Dec. 25, 1745

For six pages of the latest information from English and French biographies, along with CD covers and 12 audio samples (also available on the Audio page), visit: Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges (1745-1799); Afro-French Composer, Violinist & Conductor; France's Best Fencer & Colonel of Black Legion

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