Zachary Richard
Zachary Richard Zachary Richard is a Louisiana-born singer, songwriter, and poet who works in both French and English. Born September 8, 1950, Richard is a direct descendant of the original Acadian refugees and was heavily influenced by the styles of Zydeco, Cajun music, and New Orleans rhythm and blues found in Louisiana. He is a founding member of Action Cadienne, a group dedicated to the preservation of the French language and Cajun dialect in Louisiana. Richard is a published poet and has also produced and narrated a documentary about the Cajun people called "Against the Tide".