Louisiana Music Timeline: January 29

January 29

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



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