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Michael Doucet (1997)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1997

Duration: 00:14:16

Subjects: Doucet, Michael | Music | Cajun music | Cajun French dialect | Fiddlers | Beausoleil (Musical group)


  • Weill, Gus Host
  • BeauSoleil Performer
  • Ancelet, Barry Interviewee
  • Doucet, Michael Speaker


This segment from the 1997 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and a speech by Michael Doucet accepting his recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Doucet, a native of Scott, is the lead vocalist and fiddler for the Cajun band BeauSoleil. The profile includes footage from a BeauSoleil performance and an interview with folklorist Barry Ancelet. Host: Gus Weill