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Have you ever heard about the classical composer Edmond Dèdè?

Have you ever heard about the classical composer Edmond Dèdè?

September 12 2020
Musician and composer Edmund Dede was born on November 20, 1827 in New Orleans, Louisiana. His pa...
What is a jazz funeral and how did they get started?

What is a jazz funeral and how did they get started?

August 19 2020
The tradition blends strong European and African cultural influences. Louisiana’s colonial past g...
Did you know that New Orleans is a Native America City?

Did you know that New Orleans is a Native America City?

May 3 2020
New Orleans is an Native American town. When Frenchmen and Africans arrived in the bend of the Mi...
Lena Richards was the “Martha Stewart” of her time.

Lena Richards was the “Martha Stewart” of her time.

April 26 2020
Lena Richard (1892-1950) was born in the small town of New Roads , Louisiana, about 35 miles upri...