She could sing in 10 octaves, speak4languages fluently and dance and performed for kings and queens. She was not just some sideshow freak. the travesty was that she her body was stuffed and made into taxidermy and exhibited after her death with her son. She wasaperformer and believed in many things and spoke of them elegantly. to speak of her as some slave sideshow freak is to ignore the immensity of her talents.