Thursday, October 4, 2018

Marlon Daniel: Discovering Black History And Heritage In Guadeloupe

Souffleur Beach, La Desirade

The Memorial ACTe (Caribbean Centre of Expression and Memory of Slavery and the Slave Trade) in Pointe-a-Pitre

Marlon Daniel
(Photo by Bob Estramero)

Marlon Daniel of Ensemble du Monde writes:

September 2018 Ebony Magazine features an article on Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges (1745-1799), neglected historical figure of Guadeloupéen descent who was the first known composer of African descent and a legendary civil rights activist of the French Revolution, Guadeloupe and the Festival International de Musique Saint-Georges (March 2018)

Held annually, The festival features a plethora of spectacular concerts, cultural and educational events performed by renowned diverse international artists throughout Guadeloupe archipelago. The Artistic and Music Director is Maestro Marlon Daniel. 


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