What we can learn from the first movement of Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges' Symphony Op. 11, No. 2
Joseph Bologne, commonly referred to by his title Le Chevalier de Saint-Georges, was born in 1745 in Guadaloupe. His parents were French plantation owner George Bologne de Saint-Georges, and George's mistress Nanon, an African slave. When he was still quite young, Joseph's father took him to Paris (