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Rest in Peace Roscoe Chenier

Rest in Peace Roscoe Chenier

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Zydeco lovers around the globe are mourning the death of legendary blues musician, guitarist, and singer Roscoe Chenier.

His son, Joseph Chenier Jr. Told News 10 earlier Thursday that his father died on February 7th from complications related to diabetes.

Chenier was best known as a blues guitarist with fans throughout the United States and Europe.

He was also a member of the Louisiana Hall of Fame and cousin of Zydeco King Clifton Chenier.

Visitation is set for Friday morning at 8:00 AM at St. Mark Methodist Church on Market street in Opelousas with funeral services at 11:00 AM.

Burial will follow at serenity gardens on highway 31 near Leonville. Roscoe Chenier was 71 years old.


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