The Other Mozart (the life of the famous Chevalier de Saint-George) by Hugh Brewster

Born a slave Joseph Bolonge was renamed Joseph Bolonge, the Chevalier de Saint-George by his father and master. He was taken to France and taught to fence, play the violin and compose music. He overcame every obstacle, mingled with Marie Antoinette and Mozart. Hugh Brewster captures the life of a remarkable man in this historical account.