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Alphonse "Bois Sec" Ardoin Interview (1981)

En Français



Genre: French

Place Covered: Lafayette, Lafayette Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1981-11-15

Duration: 00:08:33

Subjects: French language | Bois-sec | FESTIVALS | Festivals Acadiens | CREOLES


  • Fontenot, James Host
  • Cappel, Vicki Interviewer
  • Ardoin, Bois Sec Interviewee


This episode of the series “En Francais” from November 15, 1981, features the second part of Vicki Cappel’s report from Festivals Acadiens et Creoles in Lafayette, Louisiana. She interviews Creole musician Bois Sec Ardoin. Her report also includes highlights of his performance. This episode was preserved through a 2018 CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant.