Monday, September 28, 2009

Gabriel Banat Notes Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges Died at 53

[Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Violin Concertos, Op. 5, Nos. 1 & 2; Op. 3, No. 1; Op. 8, No. 9; Bernard Thomas Chamber Orchestra; Jean-Jacques Kantorow, Violin; Arion 68093 (1990)]

On Wednesday, September 23, 2009 AfriClassical posted “Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges (1745-1799) Was 54 When He Died.” Biographer Gabriel Banat is author of The Chevalier de Saint-Georges: Virtuoso of the Sword and the Bow. Hillsdale, New York: Pendragon Press, 2006. Gabriel has made a comment by email:

Hi Bill,
Thanks for your message. In fact, as Joseph was born on December 25th, 1745, in June of 1799 he was only 53 years old.

Best regards, Gabriel

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