Louisiana Music Timeline: January 29

January 29

1889: Birth of Huddie Ledbetter known as Leadbelly on the Jeter Plantation near Mooringsport

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1902: Birth of trumpeter Albert Snaer in New Orleans

 

1920: Birth of piano player, vocalist, songwriter and bandleader Paul Gayten born in Kentwood

 

1932: Birth of trumpeter, vocalist and Dukes of Dixieland founder Frank Assunto born in New Orleans