Clifton Chenier, born June 25, 1925 and died December 12, 1987, known as the Zydeco King, was a Louisiana French-speaking native of Opelousas LA. He was an eminent performer and recording artist of Zydeco music. He played the Accordion and won a Grammy Award in 1983. He was inducted posthumously in the Blues Hall of Fame in 1989, and the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame in 2011. In 2014, he was a Grammy recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award. “The Gospel According to New Orleans” ,my collection of iconic New Orleans musicians, commemorates their role in the evolution of the eccentric culture and music traditions of New Orleans.
All depicted in this series are musical and cultural icons who make or live on through their significant contributions to the uniqueness of what composes the spirit of New Orleans. They exemplify the joie de vivre that runs through all aspects of life here in all of its diversity. This is a fine art, numbered and signed print of an edition of 100, printed with archival pigment on 100% cotton rag paper. It fits a standard size ready made 14" x 11" frame. All work is copyrighted and registered and may not be reproduced in any form without permission of the artist.