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The Chevalier de Saint-Georges : virtuoso of the sword and the bow

Author: Gabriel Banat
Publisher: Hillsdale, N.Y. : Pendragon Press, ©2006.
Series: Lives in music series, no. 7.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Chevalier de Saint-Georges, born Joseph Boulogne, was the son of an African Slave and a French plantation owner, who had an improbable rise in French society. This book tells the real story of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Joseph Bologne Saint-Georges, chevalier de; Joseph Boulogne Saint-Georges, chevalier de
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gabriel Banat
ISBN: 1576471098 9781576471098
OCLC Number: 63703876
Description: xxiii, 557 p. : ill., map, music ; 24 cm.
Contents: The island --
Joseph --
The trial --
A fugitive family --
The Bologne plantation --
People "of color" --
Return to France --
Paris --
The prodigy --
Too many blacks --
The Chevalier de Saint-Georges --
A young man about town --
Virtuoso --
Gossec --
The new bow --
Compositions: Quartets and concertos --
Gluck and Marie Antoinette --
Concertos and symphonies concertantes --
The opéra affair --
Ernestine --
Madame de Montesson --
Madame de Montalembert --
L'Amant anonyme --
Le concert des amateurs --
The Grand Orient of France --
Le concert olympique --
Le Palais-Royal --
London --
The gathering storm --
The Bastille --
Revolution --
An Orléans conspiracy? --
Return to London --
Lille --
The national guard --
La Légion Saint-Georges --
Regicide --
The Great Terror --
Too many colonels --
Paris 1795 --
Saint-Domingue --
Coda-finale.
Series Title: Lives in music series, no. 7.
Responsibility: by Gabriel Banat.
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