(1928 – 1955)
Iry LeJeune (October 28, 1928 – October 8, 1955) was an American cajun accordionist.
He was one of the best selling and most popular Cajun musicians in the mid to late 1940s into the early 1950s. His recordings and repertoire remain influential to the present day. He was among a handful of recording artists who returned the accordion to prominence in commercially recorded Cajun music and dance hall performances. The return of the accordion contrasted with the popular Cajun recorded output… read more
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