Commemorative Poster Featuring “Uncle” Lionel BatisteDisplay your pride in the Tremé Bicentennial with this beautiful commemorative poster featuring the iconic “Uncle” Lionel Batiste. Poster measures 22" x 36" and is printed in New Orleans.
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"It is with deep sadness that we inform the community of the passing of our beloved father 'Uncle Lionel' this morning at Ochsner Hospital. He was surrounded by his family and loved ones and transitioned peacefully. The family wishes to extend its deep gratitude for the kindness and love shown during his illness."
— Karen Batiste Williams
"Uncle" Lionel Batiste (1931-2012)
The late "Uncle" Lionel Batiste was a bass drummer, vocalist, and assistant leader of the Tremé Brass Band. He started his music career at the age of eleven, playing bass drum with the Square Deal Social & Pleasure Club. He will be sadly missed by family, friends and loved ones from around the world.