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Balfa Sr., Dewey b. March 20, 1927 d. June 17, 1992 Musician. He was a violinist, known as one of the most influential Cajun musicians of the 20th century. Along with his brothers Rodney, Will, Burkeman and Harry, he played as the Balfa Brothers Band. From the 1950s to 1980s, the band became successful in establishing the traditional Cajun music culture in popularity at many concerts through the "Big Easy", to include the Cajun Music Festival Lafayette, Louisiana, Smithsonian Folkways, Washington D.C. and the Newport Folk Festival, Rhode Island...[Read More] (Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) Saint Augustine Catholic Church Cemetery, Basile, Evangeline Parish, Louisiana, USA