Hunter Hayes


Oral History Information

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Musician, Songwriter

Hunter Hayes, a musical prodigy born in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana, discovered his passion for music at a tender age. From mastering multiple instruments to crafting heartfelt lyrics, his journey in the country music scene is a testament to his unwavering dedication and a harmonious marriage of talent and tenacity. His grandmother purchased an accordion for Hunter when he was just two years old and his earliest performances included him singing Cajun songs in French, although he never learned the language. While still in middle school, Hunter was writing his own songs and by this time was playing drums, piano, bass and guitar. Hunter continues to serenade the world, each note echoing his boundless love for the art form and deepening his passion to give the gift of music to all who will listen.