Clifton Chenier


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Clifton Chenier

Clifton Chenier Death

Clifton passed away on December 12, 1987 at the age of 62.

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  • When did Clifton Chenier die?

    December 12, 1987
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Clifton Chenier Birthday and Date of Death

Clifton Chenier was born on June 25, 1925 and died on December 12, 1987. Clifton was 62 years old at the time of death.

Birthday: June 25, 1925
Date of Death: December 12, 1987
Age at Death: 62

Clifton Chenier - Biography

Clifton Chenier (June 25, 1925 – December 12, 1987), a Louisiana French-speaking native of Opelousas, Louisiana, was an eminent performer and recording artist of Zydeco, which arose from Cajun and Creole music, with R&B, jazz, and blues influences. He played the accordion and won a Grammy Award in 1983. In 1984 he was honored as a National Heritage Fellow. He was inducted posthumously into 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.