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Charles Clement Blancq III

June 16, 1940 ~ May 7, 2018 (age 77)

Dr. Charles Clement Blancq III,

A native of New Orleans and music professor of 38 years at the University of New Orleans passed away on Monday, May 7th, 2018 with family by his side. "Charlie" as his friends and family called him, will be forever remembered as the soft-spoken hero of the New Orleans music scene. He was an outstanding educator, percussionist, writer, home maker, photographer, musicologist, and person of good will! He is survived by his wife, Vendula Vlasakova, sons Matthew and Kevin Blancq and his wife Karen, Betty Murtes Blancq (mother of Kevin), grandchildren Charlotte and Nathaniel Blancq and his sister, Jaqueline Bruneau.

Family, friends, and those whose lives were touched by Charlie, are invited to reminisce, grieve, support, and of course just chat, this Saturday, May 12th, from 11am-2pm at the Greenwood Funeral Home, 5200 Canal Blvd.  

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