Allen Toussaint

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Allen Toussaint | Michael Wilson | Minneapolis City Pages | 14483

New Orleans music legend Allen Toussaint was born on January 14, 1938. He sometimes used the names Naomi Neville (his mother’s name) and Clarence Toussaint (his father) for songwriting credits. He was a record producer, singer, songwriter, arranger, musician. His successes were many with singers including Ernie K Doe and Lee Dorsey. His first recording was under the name of Al Tousan. Unfortunately after a long and distinguished career, Mr Toussaint died while touring in Spain on November 10, 2015.

Guardian obituary

Updated 22 October 2016

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