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Escuchando «Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint-George (1745-1799) - Complete Symphonies Concertantes»

Escuchando «Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint-George (1745-1799) - Complete Symphonies Concertantes»

Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint-George (sometimes erroneously spelled Saint-Georges) (December 25, 1745 – June 10, 1799) was an important French-Caribbean figure in the Paris musical scene in the second half of the 18th century as composer, conductor, and violinist. Prior to the revolution in France, he was also famous as a swordsman and equestrian. Known as the "Black Mozart" he was one of the earliest musicians of the European classical type known to have African ancestry.

Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier de Saint-George - Known as the 'Black Mozart', century French-Caribbean composer, conductor, and violinist. Saint-George was also a famous swordsman and equestrian.

Artist Spotlight: Emmanuel Jarus - BOOOOOOOM! - CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Artist Spotlight: Emmanuel Jarus - BOOOOOOOM! - CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Igor Stravinsky and Claude Debussy in the latter’s apartment in the Avenue du Bois de Boulogne, Paris; photo by Erik Satie, June 1910 (Paul Sacher Foundation, Basle)

Igor Stravinsky and Claude Debussy in the latter’s apartment in the Avenue du Bois de Boulogne, Paris; photo by Erik Satie, June 1910 (Paul Sacher Foundation, Basle) fantomas-en-cavale Debussy et Stravinsky, 1911

The Lute Player Valentin de Boulogne  (French, 1591–1632) Date: ca. 1626 Medium: Oil on canvas Accession Number: 2008.459

The Lute Player Valentin de Boulogne (French, Date: ca. 1626 Medium: Oil on canvas Accession Number:

L'Wren Scott Fall 2009 Bois de Boulogne Collection.  This one reminds me of that amazing dress the Baroness wore in 'The Sound of Music'

L'Wren Scott: vestido ceñido verde, bolero y zapatos rojos.

Colette et son bouledogue français Toby-chien, photographie autochrome de Roger Dumas - 1922 - Musée Albert-Kahn

Colette et Toby-chien, photographie de Roger Dumas - 1922 - Musée Albert-Kahn

French Actress Leslie Caron | Although she may not have been born in the Virgin Islands, her family had a prominent business on St. Thomas. Her brother, Dr. Aimery Caron, a retired administrator from the University of the Virgin Islands, is my neighbor.

Leslie Caron born Leslie Claire Margaret Caron in France. Wonderful film actress and dancer in musical films.

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