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". Archived from the original on 2017-07-28. Retrieved 2017-07-27.

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