Cleveland Chenier

Rub Board/Frottoir

Date of Birth: May 16, 1921   Opelousas, LA

Date of Death:  May 7, 1991    Lafayette, LA

Place of Burial:  St. Martin de Porres Cemetery

                          1100 Chiasson Street

                           Scott, LA 70583

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:  30° 14'12" N. / 92° 5' 59" W

Cleveland (left) and Clifton Chenier



Please refer to most Clifton Chenier recordings as Cleveland Chenier was a life-long member of Clifton Chenier And His Red Hot Band.




Groom, Bob. The Blues Revival. London: Studio Vista Limited, 1971.

Wood, Roger and James Fraher. Down in Houston. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2003.

_______ and James Fraher. Texas Zydeco. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2006.

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