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Courville, Sady

Sady Courville was born in Chataignier on November 15, 1905.  For decades he played fiddle with brother-in-law and fellow Cajun fiddler Dennis McGee.  Together they recorded "Valse de amities" for the Swallow label.  Courville died on January 3, 1988.

Sources: Ancelet, Makers of Cajun Music; Broven, South to Louisiana; Savoy, Cajun Music.

Sady Courville, 1984 at Fred's Lounge in Mamou.  Photo courtesy the Johnnie Allan Collection.


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