Anonymous
Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 1 decade ago

Was Mozart Black?

I am informed by my Black friends that Mozart was in fact a Black man. Is this true? After researching this on the internet I am not sure.

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I'm not sure who to believe. Some of you claim he was white (how do you define that?) and others say he was black. There were no photographs back then so how do you know? Didn't we all come from Africa anyway?

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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  • merkl
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    4 years ago

    Was Mozart Black

  • 4 years ago

    Yes, Mozart was indeed black. Blacks discovered mostly everything in the world today. There is this documentary called colored. You should watch it. In this book they talk about how Mozart was "***** featured" has big lips and a wide nose those are African features. Btw for those who will say I'm a black person making things up. Not only have I researched this I am also white

  • 4 years ago

    i have had a few of my black friends try to tell me that as well.

    I ve considered it and I decided it isnt true, geographically it doesnt make sense. He was born in Salzburg, Germany. Have you seen the people in Germany? Not only that, there is a scientific purpose for melanin in our skin that makes us darker. If there was a need for melanin in Germany more of them would be darker. the human race has already developed different skin tones and what not, people are looking different. Music and Art was considered a white man s craft back then, there s no way Mozart would ve gotten to play for so much royalty throughout his life.

    To give you a better idea of what was going on in the 17th century, Mozart was born on 1756, United States of America was founded in 1776, Mozart died on 1791. Black slavery was alive and well.

    Source(s): pursuing a degree in classical music, went abroad to Austria to study Mozart.
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  • 5 years ago

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (January 27, 1756 -- December 5, 1791)

    http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/07/arts/music/are-t...

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    Joseph Bo(u)logne, Chevalier de Saint-George (December 25, 1745 – June 10, 1799) also known as “Le Mozart Noir” or “the black Mozart”

    http://www.orijinculture.com/community/le-mozart-n...

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    5 years ago

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  • 4 years ago

    Mozart was a decedent of Moors. Moors were people of color in Europe with African figures. And yes, there were black people in Germany during the 16th century. Remember, there are people on all 7 continents that is related to Africans in one form or the other.

  • 4 years ago

    Chevalier de Saint-Georges was known as a Champion fencer and more notably "The Black Mozart" but not to be confused by the Actually Mozart. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chevalier_de_Saint-G...

  • 5 years ago

    Look for yourself...and then a link to a picture of a painting on wikipedia? Nah, wikipedia is the problem. If there were paintings of Mozart displaying african features, wiki would bury them. Nevertheless no anecdotes or reports from Mozart s time suggest black ancestry. The intrigue surrounds his name - Mo Zart/ Mo Tsar(t) is a Moorish formulation. Beethoven on the other hand felt dogged by prejudice his whole life (his mother s dutch-african ancestry) and made sure that portrait engravings showed his true likeness. Of course, once he died, his iconic bust - that we re all familiar with - became a paean to the heroic Aryan people.

  • 4 years ago

    Mozart bethoven and actual Shakespeare were described as moor. In old English to be described as moor means to be darker complected Muslim background of some sort from nw Africa

    https://m.reddit.com/r/badhistory/comments/1xj407/...

  • 4 years ago

    No one was alive now from back then to be able to claim any different from anything anyone has said. The moors who TOOK OVER that region did in fact mix with the people in that region; Culturally and genetically. The moors had their empire too, you have to remember. It would take a blood test to tell.

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