Allen Toussaint

Musician and Producer
Toussaint receiving his medal form President Obama.

Photo by Ralph Alswang


Allen Toussaint is recognized for his contributions as a composer,
producer, and performer. Born and raised in New Orleans, Mr. Toussaint
has built a legendary career alongside America’s finest musicians,
sustaining his city’s rich tradition of rhythm and blues and lifting it
to the national stage.

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