MrKnowledge13 @True_kwu Follow Ludwig Van Beethoven was so called Black The classical composer's mother was a Moor Even though paintings of the composer depict him as very Caucasian his death mask highlights his African features 923 AM-19 Mar 2018 1202 Retweets 1985 Likes 砝ビ ③巻 Thanbo @DeboTARANTINO Follow Damn we got zaytoven and beethovern MrKnowledge13T @True_kwu Ludwig Van Beethoven was so called Black The classical composer's mother was a Moor Even though paintings of the composer depict him as very Caucasian his death む 714 AM- 20 Mar 2018 ed OC 5287 Retweets 7150 Likes feminists-against-feminism feminists-against-feminism allronix nicky-cass absolutely-walnuts holy shit “Ludwig van Beethoven was of African descent and the truth of his ethnic origins was covered up through a mixture of white powder worn on his face when out in public the use of body doubles for portraits and “euro-centric” historians hiding the truth of his genetic heritage“ - src I’m mad that we aren’t taught this Again PLEASE fact check This is bunk The man pictured is indeed a Black composer but he’s not Beethoven! He’s Joseph Bologne Chevalier de Saint-Georges The Chevalier was a renowned Renaissance man of his era a skilled soldier revolutionary composer piano tutor to Marie Antoinette! writer actor and singer Please do not erase him from history for the sake of an appealing lie pfft so you’re telling me this was a bunch of bologne? … Bologna? And Tumblr continuesto be completely embarrassing Meme

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