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Knute Heldner

Art

Swedish-born artist Knute Heldner emigrated to the United States where he split his time between Duluth, Minnesota and New Orleans.

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Art and Letters

Art

The journal "Art and Letters" played a significant role in the development of the late-nineteenth-century New Orleans arts community.

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Ellis Marsalis

Music

Modern jazz pianist and leading jazz educator Ellis Marsalis is probably best known as the father of trumpeter Wynton Marsalis and saxophonist Branford Marsalis, both internationally acclaimed modern jazz artists.

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Ken Colyer

Music

Born in England, Ken Colyer was nonetheless a catalytic figure in the Traditional New Orleans Jazz Revivial which began in the late 1940s.

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