Michael Doucet

Michael Doucet

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Michael Doucet (b. Feb 14, 1951) is a Cajun fiddler, singer and songwriter who founded the Cajun band BeauSoleil from Lafayette, Louisiana. In 2005 Doucet was one of 12 recipients of the National Heritage Fellowship by the National Endowment for the Arts. The NEA award, which recognizes artistic excellence, cultural authenticity and an artist's contributions, is the highest honor in U.S. folk and traditional arts. Doucet received Grammy Awards in both 1998 and 2009 for work with Beausoleil. He was named a 2007 USA Collins Family Foundation Fellow and awarded a $50,000 grant by United States Artists, a public charity that supports and promotes the work of American artists. In 2008, he released From Now On, his solo cajun fiddle album, on Smithsonian Folkways.show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136696630
  • 9786136696638