5 Kreyol Musicians in 5 Minutes

Happy International Kreyol Day! Kreyol (Creole) history and opera history are inseparable here in New Orleans. With the help of OperaCréole‘s Givonna Joseph, we are shining the spotlight on five musicians of Louisiana Kreyol Heritage.

Sources

Research of Givonna Joseph of OperaCréole
www.africlassical.com 
Research of Dominique-Rene DeLerma
Creole by Sybil Kein
Music in New Orleans by Henry Kmen
CreoleGen.org
The Exile’s Song by Sally McKee
Historic New Orleans Collection
Music and Some Highly Musical People by Trotter
Nos Hommes et Notre Histoire by Rodolphe Desdunes