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Renee Adams & Accordion Player Timothy Fruge (1987)

En Français



Genre: French

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1987-04-05

Duration: 00:26:12

Subjects: French language | Education | Cajun culture | Cajun music | Accordion


  • Fontenot, James Host
  • Adams, Renee Guest
  • Fruge, Ruth Guest
  • Fruge, Timothy Guest


This episode of the series “En Francais” from April 5, 1987, features James Fontenot’s interview with Renee Adams, a French teacher at Kaplan High School. She discusses her class on Cajun culture, including folklore and superstitions. She also shares traditional Cajun herbal remedies and artifacts. Fontenot then interviews Timothy Fruge, a young Cajun musician from Church Point, and his mother, Ruth Fruge. Timmy Fruge also plays several songs on the accordion.