December 25 Birthday: BEFORE THERE WAS MOZART: THE STORY OF JOSEPH BOULOGNE, CHEVALIER DE SAINT-GEORGE
When Boulogne was born the midwife said, “One day this boy will meet the king and queen of France.” A bold prediction for a boy whose father was a white plantation owner in the West Indies and his mother a black slave. But it happened. And music was the reason.
AfriClassical.com provides a photograph of Saint-George along with an extensive biography.