D. L. Menard

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Menard in 2008

Doris Leon "D. L." Menard[1] (April 14, 1932 – July 27, 2017) was an American singer-songwriter and guitarist in contemporary Cajun music. He was called the "Cajun Hank Williams."[2] He was born in Erath, Louisiana. In 2010, his album Happy Go Lucky was nominated for a Grammy Award in the Best Zydeco or Cajun music album category.[3]

Menard died on July 27, 2017 in Scott, Louisiana of a heart attack at the age of 85.[4]

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  1. François 1990, p. 446.
  2. "D.L. Menard". Archived from the original on 2008-01-21. Retrieved 2009-10-21.
  3. "D.L. Menard, Cajun Music Ambassador, Is Dead at 85". US News. July 28, 2017. Retrieved July 29, 2017.
  4. "Legendary Cajun Musician D. L. Menard dies at 85". Retrieved 2017-07-27.

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