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Barry Ancelet's History of Cajun Music (1983)

En Français



Genre: French

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1983-03-26

Duration: 00:26:45

Subjects: French language | Ancelet, Barry Jean | Cajun music | History


  • Fontenot, James Host
  • Ancelet, Barry Guest


This episode of the series “En Francais” from March 26, 1983, features James Fontenot’s interview with Barry Ancelet, the director of the Center for Acadian and Francophone Studies at the University of Southwestern Louisiana in Lafayette. He discusses the history of Cajun music. This episode was preserved through a 2018 CLIR Recordings at Risk Grant.