Wilfred Latour Interview

This gentle, quiet man came to visit at Savoy Music Center when he was in Louisiana on a visit from his current home in Los Angeles, where he had moved in 1984.

I had thought of him as a zydeco man but his stories of the past were rich, deep descriptions of the legendary creole and zydeco musicians he had learned from in his childhood days in Louisiana. His stories were the finest history of the local music I had heard articulated by a creole man.

– Ann Savoy

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Interviewee: Wilfred Latour
Interviewer: Ann Savoy
Date: April 16, 1986
Location: Eunice, LA
Language: English

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